This article contains instructions on how to call the United Kingdom from the United States. As a destination, the United Kingdom is very popular with Americans. Although they drive on the left in the UK, they do use miles rather than kilometers, and they speak English! The United Kingdom has a rich culture and history and also has undeniable positive links and relationships with the United States. From the rustic Scottish coasts to the cosmopolitan and chic areas of London; from the mountains of Wales to the beautiful Broads towards the East of England, the UK has much to be proud of. You are bound to know someone there who you’d just love to call!
Calling the UK from the US is easy if yuou follow the instructions below:
1. From the United States dial the International Dialing Code which is 011.
2. Then dial the code for the UK, which is 44.
3. The next step is to dial the Area Code for the area in the UK. These are listed below. The area code is between 2 and 5 digits
4. Finally, dial the individual phone number. Phone numbers in UK are generally between 4 and 8 digits long. In most cases, the area code (omitting the leading 0 when dialing from USA) plus the individual number, is 10 digits long. For example, calling someone in central London, the entire number would be 011 44 207 123 4567. The code for all Cell phones in UK is 7. Omit the leading 0 of the number.
The area codes for the major cities in UK are as follows:
Along with the other countries in Europe, technology in the UK is modern and up-to-date. Connections to landlines and to mobile networks are fast and the calls are clear. Whether you are ringing someone who is in the UK or are planning a trip for yourself, try and remember the time difference. Although they don’t all live like The Queen in the UK, no-one likes being woken up in the middle of the night!