Bristol area code
0117 is the area code for Bristol and the surrounding area in the UK.
Locations using 0117 numbers include:
- Stoke Bishop
Be aware that while most 0117 numbers are for Bristol landlines, they can also be used for services such as VOIP and virtual numbers without any physical link to the area. (More info)
0117 number call costs
0117 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.
Formatting an 0117 number
0117 numbers should be displayed in the format 0117 xxx xxxx or (0117) xxx xxxx, with the first space always placed between '0117' and the seven-digit local number.
For international callers, use: +44 117 xxx xxxx.
All numbers beginning 0117 are part of the Bristol 0117 area code. This includes all 01172 numbers, 01173 numbers, 01174 numbers and 01179 numbers.
The 0117 area code has existed since April 1995, when it replaced the previous Bristol 0272 area code. The recent history of the Bristol area code is as follows:
|1994||The area code for Bristol is 0272 with 6-digit local numbers.|
|1995||Code becomes 0117, with local numbers lengthened to 7 digits by prefixing with '9'.|
Example: (0272) 234567 becomes (0117) 923 4567.
|1997||Local numbers beginning with 3 introduced.|
|2007||Local numbers beginning with 2 introduced.|
|2012||Local numbers beginning with 4 introduced.|