Choosing Your Table Size:

When considering the purchase of a billiard table, it is necessary to have a large enough room to allow for comfortable play.
The chart below provides the suggested room sizes, for the most common sizes of
billiard tables using the three commonly used cue lengths.
Generally, the most popular table size is 8-foot and the standard cue length is 58"
Table Size/ Actual - Minimum Room Size Based on Cue Length
Overall Dimensions Playing Surface 48" Cue 52" Cue 58" Cue
7 Foot (3.5 X 7) 39" x 78" 11' 3" x 14' 6" 12' x 15' 2" 13' x 16' 2"
(4' 2" x 7' 5") Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion
(Tight Room) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper)
8 Foot (4 x 8) 44" x 88" 12' x 15' 4" 12' 4" x 16' 13' 4" x 17'
(4' 7" x 8' 3") Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion
(Most Homes) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper)
Pro 8 46" x 92" 11' 10" x 15' 8" 12' 6" x 16' 4" 13' 6" x 17' 4"
(4'9" x 8'7") Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion
(Oversized 8') (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper)
9 Foot (4.5 x 9) 50" x 100" 12' 2" x 16' 4" 12' 10" x 17' 13' 10" x 18'
(5'1" x 9' 3") Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion Cushion to Cushion
(Tournament Size) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper) (Bumper)
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