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How to call to Australia

How to call to Australia

To call Australia from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 61 + phone number

Area codes of Australia

Add to landline numbers only!
Adelaide 8 Hervey Bay 7 Rockhampton 7
Albury-Wodonga 2 Hobart 3 Rockingham 8
Ballarat 3 Launceston 3 Shepparton 3
Bendigo 3 Mackay 7 Sunbury 3
Brisbane 7 Maitland 2 Sunshine Coast 7
Bunbury 8 Mandurah 8 Sydney 2
Bundaberg 7 Melbourne 3 Tamworth 2
Cairns 7 Melton 3 Tweed Heads 7
Canberra 2 Mildura 3 Townsville 7
Darwin 8 Newcastle 2 Toowoomba 7
Geelong 3 Orange 2 Wagga Wagga 2
Gold Coast 7 Perth 8 Warrnambool 3
Gosford 2 Port Macquarie 2 Wollongong 2
Area codes by state
New South Wales, Canberra region and parts of northern Victoria 2 Queensland 7
Tasmania, Victoria and parts of southern New South Wales 3 Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territory, parts of New South Wales, Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands 8

Dialing procedure

The international dialing codes and dialing format to call Australia is :

Landline: IDD + 61 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 61 (Country Code) + 9 Digits Cellular Number

IDD or International Direct Dial code is the exit code and is different for different countries

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Australia is 61. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Australia ISD Code / Country Code - 61

Calling Australia From Abroad

Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Australia and make international calls to Australia.

To Make International Calls to Australia Dial

Exit code + 61 + Area code + Telephone Number

Australia - Emergency Numbers

  • 000 - Police, Medical, Fire
  • 106 - Emergency SMS Number
  • 112 - To make emergency call from mobile phone

Exit code or access code of a country is the code which is necessary to make international calls from that country. Find the access code of the country from which you are dialing before calling Australia. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Australia.

There are 19 area codes in Australia. Australia area codes usually have 1 digits. While calling Australia from abroad, you need to dial the ISD code followed by the area code and finally the phone number. Given below is a list of area codes for calling Australia's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Australia (Central east region) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 61 + 2 * *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 61 is the ISD code for Australia, 2 is the area code for Central east region and * *** **** is the 8 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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