Type 2 to 3 Pin Charging Cable

(10 customer reviews)



Looking for an easy solution to charging your Type 2 car at home or on the go? This Type 2 to 3 Pin Charging Cable can simply be plugged in to ant standard UK socket and charge your electric car. 

Our portable type 2 charging cable is compatible with all type 2 electric vehicles. This EV charging cable can be used for everyday use at home, at a friend’s house, or at work. As it is portable, it can be taken with you wherever you go.

The type 2 to 3 pin charging cable comes in 2 different lengths, 5m and 10m. If you require a different length type 2 portable charger contact EV Cable Shop today, we can custom make a cable for you. 

  • Plugs into any UK socket
  • Current: Adjustable 6-13amps
  • IP65 weatherproof
  • Operating temperature: -30° to +50°
  • CE certified / TUV certified
  • Type 2 plug (IEC62196 / Mennekes)
  • 18 months warranty
  • Free Next Day Delivery

If you require any more help or advice when choosing a portable type 2 charger, contact us today. 



If you have or and installing a home charging starting this might not be the product you are looking for. If you have a type 2 car, you may need a type 2 to type 2 charging cable or a tethered type 2 charging cable, call EV Cable Shop for further information.

Advantages of purchasing a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable

The main advantage is the type 2 to 3 pin charging cable is 100% portable, meaning it can be taken with you wherever you go. One of the main worries with EV owners is the possibility of running out of charge, if you carry a portable type 2 charger you won’t need an EV charging station to charge your electric vehicle. You will be able to plug your can into any domestic UK socket.

How fast will a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable charge my car

As a domestic socket is usually fitted with a 13amp fuse the max output is only 2.3kw. Meaning using a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable could take longer to charge your electric car. This is not an issue with the cable but just the maximum output of a UK socket.

Is this a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable portable?

Yes, a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable is 100% portable. If you choose a 10m option, you will be able to charge your car anywhere in the UK where have to access to a 3 pin domestic socket. This could be a friend’s garage, workplace, or on a campsite. If you have a type 2 connector car we always advise carrying a type 2 portable charging cable.

Type 2 to 3 Pin Charging Cable vs Installing a Type 2 EV Charging Station

When you purchase an electric vehicle that requires a type 2 connector you have a choice, you can either install an EV charging station which could cost you £1000s of pounds or you could purchase a type 2 to 3 pin charging cable. This will enable you to charge your vehicle without having any expensive electrical work carried out. As long as you can park your car within a couple of meters of a domestic UK plug you are good to go.

Can I leave a 3 Pin Charging Cable outside?

Yes, a 3 Pin Charging Cable is IP55 rated so it can be left outside as it is fully waterproof. You can plug it into your outside socket and run it across the driveway without any worries about the portable charging cable not working. The IP55 rating means that the cable is Protected from limited dust ingress and can withstand being jet sprayed. It is advised to make sure the portable cable is not submersed into water (puddle), so try and place the unit on slightly higher ground.

Additional information

Additional information

Rated Power

6amp – 12amp (Adjustable)

Cable Length

5M, 10M

Reviews (10)

10 reviews for Type 2 to 3 Pin Charging Cable

  1. Mohammed (verified owner)

    if you’re looking for a portable charging solution, this 3 pin to type 2 charging cable is Great. Just plug the 3 pin plug into a UK socket and your car will start charging.

  2. Stacey

    Great charging cable, just plug it straight in and instantly starts to charge your car.

  3. Sam

    My electric car was delivered last week and didnt have time to install a charging station. This option worked perfectly for me!

  4. Gavin

    Just plug in and charge great simple option for any type 2 EV owner s

  5. William

    Quality charging cable, plug into my home 3 pin socket and started charging straight away. Exactly what i needed.

    Thanks EV Cable Shop

  6. Kevin

    Awesome type 2 portable charging cable, i have used it at home and in public. Its great

  7. Imran

    If you looking for a portable solution to charge your car ev cable shop have you covered.

  8. Joanna

    Very simple to use portable charging cable. I didn’t have time to get a charging station installed at home, spoke to EV Cable Shop and they recommended this Type 2 to 3 Pin Charging Cable, which is perfect for me.


  9. marc green

    will this cable work with a Mercedes A250e from a 3 pin socket ay home

    • EV Cable Shop (verified owner)

      Yes Marc, this ev charging cable will be able to charge a Mercedes A250e from a standard UK socket

  10. Damien

    Great portable charging cable, just plug the 3 pin plug into a UK socket and it begins charging my car.

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