How to Call Romania from the U.S.

Making calls to Romania from the U.S. is now far easier than ever before.

If you‘re still stuck though, take a look at our helpful “How To Call Romania” guide below.

To call Romania from the U.S., just follow these basic instructions:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 40, the country code for Romania.
  • Then dial the area code -- 2 digits for the capital Bucharest, and 3 digits for all other areas.
  • Finally, dial the 6-to 7-digit phone number.

Note: The area code and phone number will always total 9 digits.

Need more help with how to call Romania?

Here is a list of some major city area codes and city calling codes:

ROMANIA AREA CODES
Bucharest 21
Iasi 232
Galati 236
Timisoara 256
Constanta 241

If you‘re having trouble getting your calls to Romania through, check out these common dialing errors:

International calls that are blocked

Several service providers allow users to block international calling or even use “blocked” as a default. Double check this setting. Cell numbers that don‘t have area codes

Area codes shouldn‘t be added to international cell phone numbers, and further, in most countries, cell phone numbers have a dedicated starting digit not used for landlines.

No trunk code

If you‘re dialing a number starting with zero, drop that first digit. The zero is referred to as a “trunk code” and is used only when calling within certain countries.

Internet phone (VoIP) connections

A few VoIP providers let you forego dialing the 011 exit code before making an international call. If that feature is turned on, however, leave out the 011 U.S. code.

 

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