Hours to Minutes Converter

Altrough a very simple calculation, it can be a very frustrating for some. No worries. This calculator will help you compute hours to minutes easily and swiftly. Just input the number of hours you want to convert, and the tool just provides the value in minutes instantly.


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What is an hour?

An hour is a unit of time equal to 60 minutes or 1/24 of a day, or 3600 seconds. It is a larger unit of time than a minute, and it is often used to measure longer periods of time, such as the time it takes to complete a project or the duration of a meeting.

The abbreviation for hours is hr (plural hrs). Examples: 1 hr, 7 hrs.

When used as part of the time format hh:mm:ss, hours is abbreviated hh, minutes as mm, and seconds as ss.

 

What is a minute?

A minute is a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60 of a hour. Minutes are smaller unit of time than an hour and is often used to measure shorter periods, such as the time it takes to complete a task or the duration of a phone call.

The abbreviation for minutes is min. Examples: 51 min.

 

How to calculate hours to minutes?

To calculate hours to minutes, you can use the following equation:

Minutes = Hours × 60

For example:

  • If you have 2 hours, you can calculate the number of minutes as follows:
    • 2 hours × 60 = 120 minutes
  • If you have 1.5 hours, you can calculate the number of minutes as follows:
    • 1.5 hours × 60 = 90 minutes

Conversely, if you have a certain number of minutes and you want to know how many hours that is, you can use the following formula:

Hours = Minutes ÷ 60

For example:

  • If you have 240 minutes, you can calculate the number of hours as follows:
    • 240 minutes ÷ 60 = 4 hours
  • If you have 90 minutes, you can calculate the number of hours as follows:
    • 90 minutes ÷ 60 = 1.5 hours

 

How to convert hours to minutes in excel?

You can use the multiplication operator (*) to convert minutes to hours. Simply multiply the number of hours by 60.

In Excel, you can use the following formula to convert hours to minutes:

=Hours*60

Where "Hours" is the cell containing the number of hours you want to convert.

For example, if you have the value 4 (hours) in cell A1, you can enter the formula =A1*60 in another cell to get the result 240 minutes.

 

Hours to Minutes Conversion Table

Find below a set of popular conversions from hours to minutes.

HoursMinutes
0.053
0.084.8
0.1810.8
0.212
0.2515
0.4225.2
0.530
0.636
0.6337.8
0.6740.2
0.7545
0.8349.8
1.590
3180
7420
6360
8480
12720
241440
301800
402400

 

These conversions can be useful in various situations, such as:

  • Calculating work hours or overtime
  • Converting meeting times or appointments
  • Converting cooking times or recipe instructions
  • Calculating travel times or distances

Remember that you can always use the formula Hours × 60 to convert minutes to hours, and vice versa.

 

Hours to Minutes conversion solved examples:

For these exercices we will use the formula: hours to minutes conversion: number of (hours x 60) + minutes = minutes

1. Convert 1 hour 7 minutes into minutes.

(1 x 60) + 7 = 60 + 15 = 67 minutes

2. Convert 2 hour 41 minutes into minutes.

(2 x 60) + 41 = 120 + 41 = 161 minutes

3. Convert 3 hour 11 minutes into minutes.

(3 x 60) + 11 = 180 + 11 = 191 minutes

4. Convert 12 hr 21 min into minutes

Since 1h = 60 minutes, then 12 hours = 60/2 minutes = 30 minutes

30 minutes + 21 minutes = 51 minutes.

5. Convert 5.55 hours to minutes

5.55 x 60 = 333 minutes.

6. Convert 6.15 hours to hh:mm:ss format.

We have 6 hours with 0.15 decimal hours.

6 hours = 06 as hh

0.15 hours as minutes = 0.15 hours x 60 minutes /hour = 9 minutes = 09 as mm

Therefore, 6.16 hours = 06:09:00


Related conversion: Minutes to hours.