Plugs and Adapters in South Korea


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  • Power outlets or plugs in South Korea have two (2) round holes (classified as Type F).
  • If you’re set on buying an adapter in Korea, prepare around ₩10,000 or $8.5.
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Plugs in South Korea

Plugs in Korea have two round holes and are not necessarily this unclean.

Sockets or power plugs in Korea are classified as Type F or having two (2) round holes. The standard voltage is 220 volts at 60 hertz.

If you have no universal adapter or unable to bring one for your Korea trip, you may easily purchase an adapter that will be suitable for your trip.

Where to Buy an Adapter in South Korea

Adapter in South Korea.

You can find a suitable plug adapter in any convenience store inside the airport or inside the city. They usually sell it for the price of ₩10,000 or $8.5, give or take.

You may also rent one out from your accommodation host, if you’ll travel for leisure. Some would lease it for free, although you might have to put down a small deposit.

Charging in Incheon Airport

Did you Netflix your way to South Korea and lost precious battery life? Don’t worry, there are several complimentary charging stations that you can use inside Incheon International Airport’s arrival hall.

Charging in Cafes in South Korea

Most cafes in Korea have a reasonable number of sockets. If you plan to work or lounge around with your devices for 5-6 hours, running out of battery should not be a concern.

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