Hungary: power plug adapter type

You are planning to travel to Hungary , and you will have a doubt  about if your appliances will work or not when you are there . The multi voltages and plugs can makes you confusing when you think to visit an other country .So what you need to know about the using your devices in Hungary ?

Electrical plug socket in Hungary :

  • The voltage in Hungary: 230 V
  • Standard frequency: 50 HZ
  • The Hungary power Plug Types: C and F

 The power plugs and sockets in Hungary

        There are two associated plug types in Hungary plug C and plug F ,the plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, and also known as the standard Euro plug . This socket also works with plug type E and plug type F.

   And the plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side, also known as Schuko, this plug socket also works with plug C and plug E .

  The voltage and frequency in Hungary

     The standard voltage in Hungary is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. And you can use your electric appliances in Hungary if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 – 240 V as in Europe, Australia the most of Asia and Africa also in United kingdom.

     But, if the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 V – 127 V as is in the United State, Canada, and most South American countries, you will need a voltage converter in Hungary.

     And if the frequency in Hungary (50 Hz) differs from the one in your country, it is not advised to use your appliances. Otherwise, if there is no voltage difference, you could (at your own risk) try to use the appliance for a short time.

The travel adapter in Hungary

     When you planning for a trip , you will need to consider what to pack, to ensure that  you can use your personal electrical equipment safely whilst abroad.

   And this normally includes the use of a travel adaptor, which is a device that simply allows you to plug any UK electrical appliance into a foreign electrical socket. But , it is important to note that it does not convert the voltage or frequency.

Do you need a travel adapter for a trip to Hungary?

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

Which types of plugs are used in Hungary?

Hungary uses plugs of type C and F. The Plug sockets of type G, which are common in the United Kingdom, are not in use in Hungary.

What is the Electricity Voltage in Hungary?

The voltage in Hungary is 230 volts. The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in the United Kingdom. It means that you can use all your electrical equipment without any problems.

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