Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the United Kingdom?

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

United Kingdom und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in the United Kingdom?

The United Kingdom uses power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in the United Kingdom.

Country information

About the United Kingdom

Flag: About the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 64.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 244 000 km². The capital of the United Kingdom is London (7.6 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Welsh and Gaelic.

The only neighbor of the United Kingdom is Ireland.

TLD: .ukCurrency: GBPCountry calling code: +44Country Code : GB
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in the United Kingdom?

The voltage in the United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom?

The utility frequency in the United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom.

Neighboring countries information