European adapters - What power adapter do I need for Lithuania?

Power adapters for Lithuania

Various voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Lithuania. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when you're visiting Lithuania using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find that most power adapters will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power adapters page for a complete list of powering devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Lithuania?

The best power adapter for Lithuania will be a Type F plug adapter which allows you to use any 230 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Lithuania?

What is a power adapter for a Lithuanian power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Lithuanian power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor[3]

What does a power adapter for Lithuania do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Lithuania simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Lithuania?

If the type of Lithuanian power outlet isn't the same as the type of Lithuanian power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Does a power adapter for Europe work in Lithuania?

As there are 8 different types of power outlets in Europe there is a chance that a plug adapter that works in another territory in Europe won't fit in a Lithuanian power outlet.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Lithuania?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Lithuanian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Lithuania in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Lithuania in the UK

Lithuania to UK power adapters will most likely be available to buy in the UK from airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Luton, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Birmingham prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as WH Smith, Dixons or Boots but expect to pay 50% more than regular prices.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. UK high street electrical shops, newsagents and chemists such as Currys PC World, WH Smith or Boots normally typically only sell popular types of travel adapters covering a limited number of countries however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online. In January 2019 we checked 2 high street branches of WH Smiths without seeing any power adapters available to purchase and 1 branch of Boots only had a pack of European adapters available.

  1. Wikipedia - Lithuania country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Schuko Type F plug adapters are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, priced £10-£15.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor