Finland is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. It only has around five million Finns living in the country. They are also referred to as Finnish people. If you need to call Finland from abroad, follow the instruction below.
5 Steps to Call Finland from UK, US, Canada & more:
- If you’re calling from a different country, you will need an access code to contact someone in Finland. Dial the exit code from the country you’re in right now.
- United Kingdom – 00
- United States – 011
- Canada – 011
- Australia – 0011
- New Zealand – 00
- South Africa – 09
- Some European Countries – 00
- For other countries, please see the full list of international calling codes
- Add the country code for Finland – 358
- Include the area code for the city or town.
- Espoo – 9
- Helsinki – 9
- Imatra – 5
- Kokkola – 6
- Mikkeli 15
- Nokia 3
- Nurmijarvi 9
- For other Finland area codes see below.
- Enter the remaining phone number you’ve been given.
- When you call a mobile phone number in Finland, ignore the area code. After the country code the next digit starts with a 4 or a 5.
Dialling A Phone Number in Finland:
You maybe given a few variations even for a single landline number. Have a look at a sample phone number in Helsinki, Finland at the table below:
- 123 456 78
- 9 123 456 78
- +358 9 123 456 78
Aside from the country exit code where you’re currently living, the way to contact anyone in Finland will always be the same as per the 5 steps above. Below are some sample phone numbers if you are:
- To contact someone in Nokia, Finland and you’re from England, UK:
- 00 358 3 123 456 78
- When you call Imatra, Finland from USA or Canada, you will dial:
- 011 358 5 123 456 78
- To ring a cellular phone number in Kokkola, Finland from Australia, you will dial:
- 0011 358 (x) 123 456 78
- Where x is either a 4 or a 5
Finland Area Codes:
When to Call Finland
Determine what time it is in Finland before you call. There’s nothing worse than receiving a phone call past midnight when they’re not expecting it. Finnish people like anyone else will be very much annoyed. Make sure you know the time zone.
Finland follows the Eastern European Time Zone. However, like in most countries, daylight saving time is observed.
- Eastern European Standard time is GMT +2
- Eastern European Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time) is GMT +3
Daylight Saving Time: When does it start and end?
- Starts: Last Sunday of March at 01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour. GMT +3
- Ends: Last Sunday of October at 01:00 GMT. Clocks go back one hour. GMT +2
Finland is a gorgeous country in Northern Europe. It has borders with Russia, Norway and Sweden. It’s bigger than the United Kingdom in terms of its land area. If you need to call someone in Finland from abroad, just follow the 5 steps as explained above.