How to Call London from USA | Dialling Guide

There are multiple ways to call London from the US.

Dial London from USA from Mobile phone:

  • Dial the exit code: 011 or +.
  • Dial the country code for the UK: 44.
  • Dial the UK mobile code: 7.
  • Dial the recipient’s 9-digit mobile number.

Dial London from America from Landline phone:

  • Dial the exit code: 011 or +
  • Dial the country code for the UK: 44
  • Dial the area code for London: 20
  • Dial the recipient’s 7-digit landline number

Example:

To call a mobile phone in London from a US mobile phone, you would dial:

011 44 7 123456789

To call a landline phone in London from a US landline phone, you would dial:

011 44 20 1234567

Note: Some mobile phone carriers may allow you to omit the exit code (011 or +) when calling internationally. However, it is always a good idea to include it just to be safe.

Calling toll-free and non-geographic numbers in the UK

Toll-free numbers in the UK start with 0800 or 0808. Non-geographic numbers start with other prefixes, such as 08xx and 03xx. To call these numbers from the US, follow the same steps above, but replace the area code with the prefix of the number you are calling.

Example:

To call a toll-free number in the London UK from a US mobile phone, you would dial:

011 44 800 1234567

To call a non-geographic number in the UK from a US landline phone, you would dial:

011 44 0345 123456

Additional tips

  1. Before you place a call to the UK, check with your phone carrier to find out about their international calling rates.
  2. If you are calling frequently, you may want to consider a calling plan that includes international calling.
    You can also use a VoIP service to call the UK. VoIP services typically offer lower rates than traditional phone carriers.
  3. For example, to call the number 123-456-7890 in London, you would dial +44-123-456-7890.

If you are traveling to the UK, you may want to consider purchasing a local SIM card for your phone. This will allow you to make and receive calls at a lower cost than using your US phone plan.

Here are some additional tips for calling London from the US:

  1. Be aware of the time difference. London is 5 hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET) in the US.
  2. If you are using a landline or cell phone, make sure that your plan includes international calling.
  3. Be aware of any roaming charges that may apply if you are using a cell phone.
  4. If you are using a VoIP service, make sure that your internet connection is strong enough to support voice calls.

 

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