How to Call Canada from the U.S.
Interested in how to call Canada from the United States?
To call Canada from the U.S., just follow these simple dialing directions:
- Dial 1, the country code for Canada,
- then the area code (3 digits)
- and finally the phone number (7 digits).
Canada is part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), so you don‘t have to dial 011, the U.S. exit code, required for other international calls.
Here is a list of major area codes in Canada.
|CANADA AREA CODES|
|British Columbia||250, 604, 778|
|Prince Edward Island||902|
|Toronto (Greater)||289, 905|
|Toronto (Metro)||416, 647|
|Yukon & NW Territories||867|
Calling a toll-free number in Canada?
Calling a toll-free number may not always work when calling to Canada from the U.S. While toll-free calls are normally free, you may be charged a regular international rate or even higher when calling from abroad. Try calling the regular number instead.