Adapter needed

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

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

Spain und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Spain
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Spain

Flag: About Spain

Spain is a country in Europe (Southern Europe) with about 48.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 505 000 km². The capital of Spain is Madrid (3.3 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque and Occitan.

The neighbors of Spain are Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco.

TLD: .esCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +34Country Code : ES
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Spain?

Spain uses power plugs of type C and F. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Spain.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Spain?

The voltage in Spain 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 Spain?

The utility frequency in Spain 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 Spain.