How to Call to China from the USA

Making calls to China from the U.S. is easy.

To call China from the U.S., just follow these simple dialing directions:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 86, the country code for China.
  • Then dial the area code (2-4 digits -- please see a sample calling code list below).
  • Finally dial the phone number (6-8 digit telephone number).

Need more help with how to call China?

Here is a list of major city area codes in China

CHINA AREA CODES
Anshan 412
Beijing 10
Changchun 431
Chengdu 28
Chongqing 23
Dalian 411
Guangzhou 20
Hangzhou 571
Harbin 451
Huaibei 561
Huai‘an 517
Jilin 432
Jinan 531
Nanjing 25
Ningbo 574
Qingdao 532
Shanghai 21
Shenyang 24
Suizhou 722
Tai‘an 538
Tianjin 22
Weifang 536
Wuhan 27
Wuxi 510
Xi‘an 29
Xiangfan 710
Yangzhou 514
Yantai 535
Zaozhuang 532
Zibo 533
 

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