How to Call to United Kingdom from the U.S.A.

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

  1. First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  2. Next dial 44, the country code for the U.K.
  3. Then the area code (2-5 digits).
  4. And finally the phone number (4-8 digits; area code plus phone number equals 10 digits).

Here is a list of major area codes and U.K. city calling codes:

 

UK CALLING CODES
Aberdeen 1224
Belfast 28
Birmingham 121
Blackburn 1254
Blackpool 1253
Bolton 1204
Bournemouth 1202
Bradford 1274
Brighton 1273
Bristol 117
Cambridge 1223
Cardiff 29
Colchester 1206
Coventry 24
Derby 1332
Dundee 1382
Edinburgh 131
Glasgow 141
Gloucester 1452
Huddersfield 1484
Leeds 113
Leicester 116
Liverpool 151
London 20
Luton 1582
Manchester 161
Middlesbrough 1642
Newcastle 191
Newport 1633
Northampton 1604
Norwich 1603
Nottingham 115
Oxford 1865
Plymouth 1752
Portsmouth 23
Preston 1772
Reading 118
Sheffield 114
Southampton 23
Stoke-on-Trent 1782
Sunderland 191
Swansea 1792
Swindon 1793
Wolverhampton 1902
Worcester 1905
York 1904
 

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