The conversion between pints and quarts is an easy one. But knowing how many pints in a quart is essential for getting the best results from your recipes. It's also good to know how to convert other measurements into quarts and pints.

**What Is a Pint?**

A pint (abbreviated pt) is a measure of volume in the United States. The term *pint* comes from an old French word meaning "to put into measure." One pint is equal to 16 fluid ounces or 473 milliliters. It is equal to 2 cups or ⅛th of a gallon.

**What Is a Quart?**

A quart (abbreviated qt) is also a measure of volume in the United States. The term *quart* comes from an old French word meaning "a quarter" because one quart equals ¼th of a gallon. One quart is equivalent to 32 fluid ounces or 946 milliliters.

**Quart Vs. Pint**

Quarts and pints are both units of measurement for volume in the US system of measurement. The US and imperial systems are used in the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar. Most other countries in the world use the metric system.

A quart is larger than a pint because there are 2 pints in a quart. It is more common to see ingredients in a recipe listed in pints than quarts. Because of its smaller size, pints may be better suited for precise measurements when cooking and baking.

If you are converting to the metric system, a quart is about 946 milliliters or 0.946 liters. One pint equals about 473 milliliters or 0.473 liters.

**How Many Pints in a Quart?**

One quart is equal to 2 pints. To put it another way, there are 2 pints in a quart. This means that for every quart you will get 2 pints. Two cups make up 1 pint, 4 cups make up 2 pints or 1 quart, and 8 cups make up 4 pints or 2 quarts.

1 quart = 2 pints

**Converting Between Pints and Quarts**

The conversion factor between pints and quarts is 2 pints per quart. You can convert from pints to quarts or quarts to pints by multiplying or dividing by 2.

## Quarts(qt) to Pints(pt)

### Quarts(qt) to Pints(pt)converter (qt to pt)

Type a value in the Quarts field to convert the value to Pints:

Pints(pt):

To convert quarts to pints, you multiply the number of quarts by 2.

Number of pints = Number of quarts × 2

For example, if you want to know how many pints are in 7 quarts, you multiply 2 by 7.

Number of pints = Number of quarts × 2

Number of pints = 7 × 2

Number of pints = 14

So, there are 14 pints in 7 quarts.

## Pints to Quarts

### Pints(pt)to Quarts(qt) converter (pt to qt)

Type a value in the Pints field to convert the value to Quarts:

Quarts(qt):

To convert pints to quarts, you divide the number of pints by 2.

Number of quarts = Number of pints ÷ 2

For example, if you want to know how many quarts are in 5 pints, you divide 5 by 2.

Number of quarts = Number of pints ÷ 2

Number of quarts = 5 ÷ 2

Number of quarts = 2.5

So, there are 2.5 quarts in 5 pints.

**Common Conversions with Pints and Quarts**

1 cup | ½ pint | 8 fl oz | ¼ quart | 1/16 gallon |

1 pint | 2 cups | 16 fl oz | ½ quart | ⅛ gallon |

1 quart | 4 cups | 32 fl oz | 2 pints | ¼ gallon |

½ gallon | 2 quarts | 64 fl oz | 4 pints | 8 cups |

1 gallon | 4 quarts | 128 fl oz | 8 pints | 16 cups |

Quarts and pints are both common units of measurement. But understanding the differences between them will ensure you get the right amount of whatever you’re measuring. By understanding how many pints in a quart, you can use both units of measurement for cooking and other tasks with ease. There are 2 pints in a quart.