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How to Call Portugal from the U.S.

Every now and then you need to call Portugal, right?

Sometimes though, you‘re a little put off because everyday it seems like the rules for making international calls keep changing. The calling codes keep getting shuffled around, or new digits get added on, right? If that sounds like you, then let us help you out with our super simple “How to Call Portugal” guide. It will make calling Portugal a pleasure again, instead of a pain!

To call Portugal from the U.S., just follow these dialing instructions:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 351, the Portugal country code.

Then dial the the 9-digit phone number, which will start with a 2 for landlines and a 9 for cell phones (see sample calling code list below). The U.S. to Portugal international dialing format should then appear as so:


Need more help with how to call Portugal?

Here is a list of some major city and regional dialing codes:

Braga 253
Madeira 291
Lisbon 21
Porto 22
Amadora 21
Azores 292, 295, and 296
Coimbra 239

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