Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Bhutan?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Bhutan. In Bhutan, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Bhutan und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Bhutan
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Bhutan?

Bhutan uses power plugs of type C, D and G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Bhutan.

Country information

About Bhutan

Flag: About Bhutan

Bhutan is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 742 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 38 000 km². The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu (99 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Dzongkha.

The neighbors of Bhutan are China and India.

TLD: .btCurrency: INRCountry calling code: +975Country Code : BT
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Bhutan?

The voltage in Bhutan is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Bhutan?

The utility frequency in Bhutan is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Bhutan.