Adapter needed

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

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

India und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: India
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DMOutlets of type MOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in India?

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

Country information

About India

Flag: About India

India is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 1.3 Milliarden inhabitants on an area of almost 3.3 Millionen km². The capital of India is New Delhi (318 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari languages, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Korean, Mongolian, Sinhala, French and Luba-Katanga.

The neighbors of India are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

TLD: .inCurrency: INRCountry calling code: +91Country Code : IN
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in India?

The voltage in India 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 India?

The utility frequency in India 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 India.