0117 Area Code
Bristol phone numbers
UK area code 0117 covers Bristol and the surrounding area.
Locations using 0117 numbers include:
- Chew Magna
- Long Ashton
- Stoke Bishop
0117 number call costs
0117 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.
These numbers are often included in bundled talktime or 'free' minutes. If you do not get inclusive calls to landlines, or you have used up your call allowance, typical rates are:
|Calling from||Typical cost|
|Landline||10p-12p per minute|
|Mobile phone||35p-45p per minute|
Prices are for residential customers as of September 2014 and intended as a guide only. Connection fees and minimum charges often apply.
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.
The 0117 area code has existed since April 1995. As of 2014, standard local numbers begin with 2, 3, 4 or 9.
|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.|
- Renumbering in Bristol - area code history