t is very simple to automatically convert minutes to hours in Excel. We can use simple math to achieve the result we want. This step by step tutorial will assist all levels of Excel users in converting minutes to hours.

Final Formula: =B3/60

Converting Minutes to Hours

In order to convert minutes to hours, we simply divide the number of minutes by 60 because there are 60 minutes in every hour.

  • We enter minutes in cell A3
  • In cell B3, enter this formula =A3/60

Figure 1 – Applying division formula

We can see in this Example, the formula in B3 returns “4” because 240 divided by 60 is equal to 4. Thus, 240 minutes is equal to 4 hours.