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USB-C Cables

USB-C to USB-C 2.0 | USB-C to USB-C 3.1USB-C to USB-A 2.0USB-C to USB-A 3.0  | USB-C to Lightning | Thunderbolt 3


What USB-C Cable To Get

The cable you want depends on what two things you’re connecting, and for what purpose. You can get a high end cable that’ll do everything. But that’s more expensive, especially if you are only charging a device.


Not sure what type of USB-C cable you need? Take this quick quiz to find the best cable for you.

What two types of devices are you connecting?


Verify your device’s specs with the manufacturer before you buy.

Check out chargers and power banks for your USB-C device.


USB-C to USB-C 2.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthCharge RateData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 2.0$7.026 inches, 3, 6, & 9 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
AmazonBasics Double Braided USB-C to USB-C 2.0$15.991, 3, 6, & 10 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Nylon Braided
Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-C 2.0$9.993 & 6 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 2.0$12.996 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Apple USB-C to USB-C 2.0$18.993.3 & 6.6 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsNathan K Approved
AUKEY USB-C to USB-C 2.0$7.993 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsNylon Braided
AUKEY USB-C to USB-C 2.0
Gray | White
$6.996 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 2.0from $8.696 inches & 6 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Nylon Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 2.0$9.993.3 & 6.6 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)$10.993.3 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
ZMI USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)$8.995 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps

USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Cables

CablePriceLengthCharge RateData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 3.1$14.623 & 6 feet3A (60W)5 Gbps
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 3.1$11.993 feet3A (60W)5 Gbps
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$19.993 feet5A (100W)10 Gbps
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2from $27.383.3 feet3A (60W)10 Gbps
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$14.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 Gbps
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2Currently not available3.3 feet3A (60W)10 Gbps
DockCase USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2from $19.990.7 feet5A (100W)10 Gbps
dodocool USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$12.753.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsNylon Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$11.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 Gbps
Veckle USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$16.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsNylon Braided

USB-C to USB-A 2.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 2.0$13.883, 6, 9 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine+ USB-C to USB-A 2.0$13.993 & 6 feet480 Mbps
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to USB-A 2.0$11.993 feet480 MbpsNylon Braided
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to USB-A 2.0$13.996 feet480 MbpsNylon Braided
Anker Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$9.993 & 6 feet480 Mbps
AUKEY USB-C to USB 2.0$6.993.3 & 6.6 feet480 Mbps
Belkin USB-C to USB-A 2.0$8.996 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
BrexLink USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$10.996 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Nylon Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $10.993.3, 6.6, 9.8, & 13 feet480 MbpsBenson Approved
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$9.593.3 & 6.6 feet480 Mbps
Nintendo HAC-010 USB-C to USB-A 2.0
Included with Pro Controller, Joy-Con Charging Grip, and Poke Ball Plus
1 & 5 feet480 Mbps
PowerA Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $6.2910 feet480 MbpsNylon Braided
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 2.0$10.996.6 feet480 MbpsBenson Approved

Nylon Braided
ZMI Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $3.991 & 3.3 feet480 MbpsNylon Braided

USB-C to USB-A 3.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 3.1$9.493 feet5 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-A 3.06 feet5 Gbps
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Gen 2$12.993 feet10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$2.993.3 feet5 Gbps
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$7.993.3 feet5 GbpsNylon Braided
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$8.996.6 feet5 GbpsNylon Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 3.0$5.993.3 feet5 GbpsBenson Approved
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 3.0 (3-Pack)$13.993.3 & 6.6 feet5 GbpsNylon Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 3.0$6.993.3 feet5 GbpsBenson Approved

Nylon Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 3.1from $29.993.3 & 6.6 feet5 GbpsBenson Approved
Orzly USB-C to USB-A 3.0$7.993.3 feet5 GbpsBenson Approved
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 3.0$12.996.6 feet5 GbpsBenson Approved

Nylon Braided

USB-C to Lightning Cables

All cables listed below are MFi certified by Apple.

CablePriceLengthNotes
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to Lightning Cable$15.993 & 6 feet
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to Lightning Cable$21.993 feetNylon Braided
Apple USB-C to Lightning$18.993.3 feet
Apple USB-C to Lightning$24.366.6 feet
AUKEY USB-C to Lightning$14.993 feet
AUKEY CB-CL02 USB-C to Lightning$15.993.6 feetNylon Braided
Belkin USB-C to Lightning$19.994 feet
Benks USB-C to Lightning$13.791, 4, 6 feetNylon Braided
CHOTECH USB-C to Lightning$16.996.6 feet
ESR USB-C to Lightning$14.993.3 feetNylon Braided
SIMYA USB-C to Lightning$12.134 feetNylon Braided
iDARS USB-C to Lightning$15.998 inches, 4 feet, 6 feetNylon Braided
LAX USB-C to Lightningfrom $13.881 & 3 feetNylon Braided
Lecone USB-C to Lightning$11.993.3 feetNylon Braided
Mangotek USB-C to Lightning$13.693.3 feet
MOMAX USB-C to Lightning$9.991, 4, 6.6 feet
MOMAX USB-C to Lightningfrom $21.801, 4, 6 feetNylon Braided
RAVPower USB-C to Lightning$13.993 & 6 feet
Scosche Strikeline USB-C to Lightning$21.014 feet
Ugreen USB-C to Lightning$13.993 feet

Thunderbolt 3 Cables

Thunderbolt is a hardware interface standard created by Intel and Apple. Thunderbolt 3 cables use USB-C connectors, but are not the same as a USB-C cable. Passive Thunderbolt does supports USB 3.1 data transfers. Active Thunderbolt only supports USB 2.0 with USB-C devices.

CablePricePassive/ActiveLengthMax Charging RateMax Data Rate
Apple Thunderbolt 3$39.00Active2.6 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Belkin Thunderbolt 3$29.99Passive3 feet3A (60W)20 Gbps
Belkin Thunderbolt 3from $17.89Passive1.6 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$19.99Passive1.6 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$54.99Active3.3 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$57.99Active6.6 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$22.99Passive3.3 feet5A (100W)20 Gbps
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$27.99Passive6.6 feet5A (100W)20 Gbps
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$19.99Passive1.5 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$55.99Active6.6 feet5A (100W)40 Gbps
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$25.99Passive3 feet5A (100W)20 Gbps
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$29.99Passive6 feet5A (100W)20 Gbps

Prices are from Amazon Product Advertising API, last updated on 2019-09-22.