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How to call to Kenya

How to call to Kenya

To call Kenya from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 254 + phone number

Area codes of Kenya

Add to landline numbers only!
Athi River 45 Kilifi 41 Mombasa 41
Bungoma 55 Kimilili 55 Mumias 56
Busia 55 Kisii 58 Nairobi 20
Eldoret 53 Kisumu 57 Naivasha 50
Embu 68 Kitale 54 Nakuru 51
Garissa 46 Limuru 66 Nanyuki 62
Gilgil 50 Lodwar 54 Narok 50
Isiolo 64 Machakos 44 Ngong 45
Kakamega 56 Malindi 42 Nyahururu 65
Karuri 66 Mandera 46 Nyeri 61
Kericho 52 Meru 64 Ruiru 67
Kiambu 66 Migori 59 Thika 67
Kikuyu 66 Molo 51 Ukunda/Diani 40

Dialing procedure

Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Kenya mobile or land line. While calling to Kenya from abroad, the dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.

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

Landline: IDD + 254 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 254 (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 Kenya is 254. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Kenya ISD Code / Country Code - 254

Calling Kenya From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Kenya Dial

Exit code + 254 + Area code + Telephone Number

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 Kenya. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Kenya.

There are 27 area codes in Kenya. Kenya area codes usually have 1 or 2 digits. While calling Kenya 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 Kenya's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Kenya (Nairobi) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 254 + 20 *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 254 is the ISD code for Kenya, 20 is the area code for Nairobi and *** **** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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