How to concatenate year, month and day to date in Excel?

For example, cell A2, B2 and C2 separately contain month, day and year, and now you want to concatenate these three cells to a date in a single cell as below screenshot shown.

This article will introduce two methods to concatenate year, month and day to date in details.

Concatenate year, month and day to date with formula
Concatenate year, month and day to date with an amazing tool


Concatenate year, month and day to date with formula

With the below formula, you can concatenate year, month and day to date in Excel.

1. Select a blank cell to place the concatenated date, and enter formula =A2&"/"&B2&"/"&C2 into the formula bar, then press the Enter key.

2. Drag the populated cell’s Fill Handle down to the cells for concatenating corresponding cells to date.

Note: In above formula, / is the separator between the month, day and year, you can change it to any other delimiters you need.

Now the month, day and year are combined to date.


Concatenate year, month and day to date with an amazing tool

The Combine utility of Kutools for Excel can help you concatenate values from multiple cells to one without using formula. Please do as follows.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Supposing the month, day and year locate on different columns of the same row, please select them and then click Kutools > Merge & SplitCombine Rows, Columns or Cells without Losing Data.

2. In the popping up Combine Columns or Rows dialog box, you need to:

2.1) Select Combine columns option if the month, day and year you need to concatenate locating in different columns.
2.2) Select the Other separator option, enter the / mark.
2.3) Select a position for locating the combined date in the Place the results to drop-down list.
2.4) In the Option section, if you don’t want to keep the original texts, please select the Delete contents of combined cells option. Otherwise, select the other options.
2.5) Click the OK button. See screenshot:

Now the cells are combined successfully.

  If you want to have a free trial ( 30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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