Germany Travel Power Adapter Guide 🇩🇪

Do you need a power adapter when travelling to Germany from the United States? Yes, for most devices you will need a plug adapter and power converter while in Germany. Germany uses the Type F electrical plug and socket.


Type Type C and Type E power plugs are also generally compatible with Germany's electrical sockets. The standard voltage is 230V and standard frequency is 50HZ. You will need a power converter when visiting from the United States to step down the voltage.

⚠️ Safety Tip: Electricity in Germany is 230V, some devices from the USA will require a power converter to step down voltage!

E Plug

Type F Plug

Type C and Type E Plugs are also generally compatible in Germany.

E Socket

Type F Socket

Two 4.8 mm round holes spaced 19 mm apart.

Voltage and Frequency

230V / 50Hz

Power converter is required for most US devices in Germany.

BESTEK Universal Travel Converter

Recommended Adapter

Step down voltage to work with US devices and includes 4 USB ports.

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