Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Scotland?

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

Country information

About Scotland

Flag: About Scotland

Scotland is a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 5.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 78 000 km². The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh (493 000 inhabitants).

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

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

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

What is the Electricity Voltage in Scotland?

The voltage in Scotland 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 Scotland?

The utility frequency in Scotland 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 Scotland.