Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Northern Ireland?

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

Northern Ireland und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland uses power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Northern Ireland.

Country information

About Northern Ireland

Flag: About Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 1.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 14 000 km². The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast (337 000 inhabitants).

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

The neighbors of Northern Ireland are Ireland, Scotland and England.

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

What is the Electricity Voltage in Northern Ireland?

The voltage in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland?

The utility frequency in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland.