How to call a UK landline or mobile from Ireland

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To dial any international phone number you need an Exit Code and a Country Code. UK landline and mobile numbers start with a 0, which is a routing digit. This is replaced by the Country Code.

To call a UK landline from Ireland you enter the codes like this:

Exit Code(00) + UK Country Code(44) – 0 + area code + landline number

To call a UK mobile from Ireland you enter the codes like this:

Exit Code(00) + UK Country Code(44) – 0 + 10 digit mobile number

What is the Country Code for the UK?

44

How to call a UK phone number from Ireland

in2tel’s UK office phone number is 0800 011 4800.
To call this number from Ireland is you would call 00 44 800 011 4800

Why do I drop a 0 when calling a UK phone number?

The 0 at the beginning of a UK phone number is a routing digit. It is replaced by the Country Code when calling from overseas.

Why do some phone numbers use a (+) symbol?

When calling from a mobile you can use + instead of the Exit Code (00)

How to call an Irish phone number from the UK

Ireland’s Country Code is 353.

The UK’s Exit code is also 00.

To call an Irish landline from the UK you enter the codes like this:

Exit Code(00) + Irish Country Code(353) – 0 + area code + landline number

To call an Irish mobile from the UK you enter the codes like this:

Exit Code(00) + Irish Country Code(353) – 0 + 10 digit mobile number

Using virtual phone numbers to make life easier

If you’re looking to provide services in Ireland, in2tel provide virtual phone numbers that allow Irish residents straightforward communication without having to worry about dialling codes. You can purchase any type of number including Freephone, National or area codes and have these routed to any existing number you choose.

If you would like to find out more about in2tel’s phone number services, click the live chat, email sales@in2tel.ie, or call our freephone number 1800 91 1800.