Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Netherlands?

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

Netherlands und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Netherlands
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in the Netherlands?

The Netherlands use power plugs of type C and F. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in the Netherlands.

Country information

About the Netherlands

Flag: About the Netherlands

The Netherlands are a country in Europe (Western Europe) with about 16.9 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 42 000 km². The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam (742 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Dutch; Flemish and Western Frisian.

The neighbors of the Netherlands are Belgium and Germany.

TLD: .nlCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +31Country Code : NL
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in the Netherlands?

The voltage in the Netherlands 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 Netherlands?

The utility frequency in the Netherlands 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 Netherlands.