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Norway Norway electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Norway and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Norway, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Norway.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Norway

Here are the shape of the sockets in Norway, and the the types of plugs used in Norway :

electrical outlet socket type C in Norway
type C
electrical outlet socket type E in Norway
type E
electrical outlet socket type F in Norway
type F

plug type c  plug type e  plug type ef  plug type f  

Plug adapter for Norway

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Norway (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for norway

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Norway

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Norway?

In Norway, the type of electrical outlets used is the Europlug (Type C) and the Schuko (Type F). These sockets have two round pins and are compatible with devices that use either 230V or 50Hz. It's important to note that adapter plugs may be required for devices with different types of plugs.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Norway?

Charging your phone or computer in Norway is simple and can be done using the following methods:

1. Wall sockets: Norway uses type F sockets, which have two round pins and a grounding pin. Make sure you have the appropriate plug adapter, which can convert your charger's plug to fit into the wall socket. Most devices nowadays are compatible with different voltages, so you shouldn't require a voltage converter.

2. USB ports: Many cafes, restaurants, and public spaces in Norway offer USB charging ports. You can simply plug your charging cable into one of these USB ports to charge your device.

3. Power banks: If you'll be spending a lot of time on the go or in areas without easy access to power outlets, investing in a power bank is a good idea. Make sure to charge the power bank before heading out, and then connect your phone or computer to the power bank using a charging cable.

Remember to always carry the necessary charging cables and plug adapters with you when traveling to ensure you can charge your devices whenever needed. Enjoy your time in Norway!

Which power adapter should I buy for Norway?

For Norway, you should buy a power adapter with Type C or Type F plug.

Type C plug has two round pins, while Type F plug has two round pins with two additional grounding clips on the sides.

It is always recommended to bring a universal adapter to ensure compatibility with different types of outlets.

Please note that the voltage in Norway is 230 volts, so make sure your electronic devices are compatible with this voltage.

What are the 20 largest cities in Norway?

Here are the 20 largest cities in Norway:

  1. Oslo
  2. Bergen
  3. Stavanger
  4. Trondheim
  5. Drammen
  6. Fredrikstad
  7. Porsgrunn
  8. Sandnes
  9. Kristiansand
  10. Ålesund
  11. Tønsberg
  12. Moss
  13. Haugesund
  14. Sandefjord
  15. Arendal
  16. Hamar
  17. Larvik
  18. Sarpsborg
  19. Ski
  20. Bodø

Note: The list is based on population size and may vary slightly depending on the source.