One metre equals approximately 39.37 inches. 39.37 is the conversion factor from length units to inches. To convert metres to inches, multiply the conversion factor by the quantity of metres.
A metre (abbreviated “m”) is the base length unit of the metric system and is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum over a time span of 1/299,792,458 seconds. Inches (abbreviated as “in”) are primarily used in the imperial and U.S. customary systems. Additionally, there are the centimetre, the kilometre, and the foot (plural is feet). One metre is equal to 100 centimetres, and 100 metres create 1 kilometre.