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

You're going to travel to Poland 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 Poland, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Poland.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Poland

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

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

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

Plug adapter for Poland

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

best travel adapters for poland

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Poland

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

The type of electrical outlets in Poland is type C and type E. Type C outlets have two round pins and type E outlets have two round pins with a hole for grounding.

The current in Poland is 230 volts AC at a frequency of 50 Hz.

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

To charge the battery of your phone or computer in Poland, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have the appropriate charger for your device. Most modern devices use USB chargers, so you will need a USB charging cable.
  2. Check the voltage and frequency requirements of your device. In Poland, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
  3. If your charger supports multiple voltages (e.g., 100-240 V), you can use a simple plug adapter to connect your charger to the Polish power outlets. These adapters are widely available in electronic stores or can be purchased online.
  4. If your charger is not compatible with the Polish voltage and frequency, you will need a voltage converter. These converters can be purchased from electronics stores or travel supply stores.
  5. Once you have the correct adapter or converter, plug your charger into the power outlet. Make sure the outlet is switched on.
  6. Connect the USB end of your charging cable to your device, and the other end to the charger.
  7. Your device should start charging. Check the battery icon on your device's screen to confirm that it is charging.
  8. Leave your device connected until the battery is fully charged.

Please note that in some public places like airports, train stations, or coffee shops, you may find USB charging stations or power outlets for charging your devices. Additionally, most modern laptops have built-in converters and can adapt to different voltage/frequency standards, so you may only need a plug adapter to charge your laptop in Poland.

Following these steps should ensure a safe and efficient charging process for your phone or computer in Poland.

Which power adapter should I buy for Poland?

If you are traveling to Poland, you will need to buy a power adapter that is compatible with the country's electrical outlets. Poland uses Type C and Type E outlets, which have two round pins.

To ensure that your devices can be plugged in and charged, it is recommended to buy a universal power adapter that supports both Type C and Type E outlets. This will allow you to use your devices without any issues while in Poland.

You can easily find universal power adapters online or at most electronic stores. Make sure to check the specifications of the power adapter to ensure it supports the voltage in Poland, which is typically 230V.

By purchasing a compatible power adapter, you can safely and conveniently use your devices and keep them powered up during your time in Poland.

What are the 20 largest cities in Poland?

The twenty largest cities in Poland are:

  1. Warsaw
  2. Kraków
  3. Łódź
  4. Wrocław
  5. Poznań
  6. Gdańsk
  7. Szczecin
  8. Bydgoszcz
  9. Lublin
  10. Białystok
  11. Katowice
  12. Gdynia
  13. Częstochowa
  14. Radom
  15. Torun
  16. Sosnowiec
  17. Kielce
  18. Rzeszów
  19. Gliwice
  20. Zabrze