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How to call to United Kingdom

How to call to United Kingdom

To call the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 44 + phone number

Area codes of United Kingdom

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Aberdeen 1224 Huddersfield 1484 Preston 1772
Basildon 1268 Ipswich 1473 Reading 118
Belfast 28 Kettering 1536 Ripon 1765
Birmingham 121 Leeds 113 Rotherham 1709
Blackburn 1254 Leicester 116 Salisbury 1722
Blackpool 1253 Liverpool 151 Sheffield 114
Bolton 1204 London 20 Slough 1753
Bournemouth 1202 Luton 1582 Southampton 23
Bradford 1274 Manchester 161 Southend-on-Sea 1702
Brighton 1273 Middlesbrough 1642 St. Helens 1744
Bristol 117 Newcastle 191 Stoke-on-Trent 1782
Cambridge 1223 Newport 1633 Sunderland 191
Cardiff 29 Northampton 1604 Swansea 1792
Colchester 1206 Norwich 1603 Swindon 1793
Coventry 24 Nottingham 115 Watford 1923
Derby 1332 Oakham 1572 Wincester 1962
Dundee 1382 Oxford 1865 Wolverhampton 1902
Edinburgh 131 Peterborough 1733 Worcester 1905
Glasgow 141 Plymouth 1752 Wormbridge 1981
Gloucester 1452 Portsmouth 23 York 1904

Dialing procedure

Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to United Kingdom mobile or land line. While calling to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom is :

Landline: IDD + 44 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 44 (Country Code) + 10 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 United Kingdom is 44. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

United Kingdom ISD Code / Country Code - 44

Calling United Kingdom From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to United Kingdom Dial

Exit code + 44 + 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 United Kingdom. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in United Kingdom.

There are 611 area codes in United Kingdom. United Kingdom area codes usually have 2, 3, 4 or 5 digits. While calling United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call United Kingdom (Belfast) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 44 + 28 *** *** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 44 is the ISD code for United Kingdom, 28 is the area code for Belfast and *** *** is the 6 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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