0117 numbers

Bristol area code

0117 is the area code for Bristol and the surrounding area in the UK.

Locations using 0117 numbers include:

  • Avonmouth
  • Bedminster
  • Bishopsworth
  • Bitton
  • Bristol
  • Downend
  • Easton
  • Eastville
  • Filton
  • Fishponds
  • Henbury
  • Keynsham
  • Kingswood
  • Patchway
  • Redcliffe
  • Stoke Bishop
  • Westbury-on-Trym

Most 0117 numbers are for normal Bristol area landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

0117 number call costs

0117 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.

» Typical landline call charges

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.

01172, 01173, 01174 and 01179 numbers should all be written as above; formats such as '01179  xxxxxx' are incorrect. [Why?]

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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:

1994The area code for Bristol is 0272 with 6-digit local numbers.
1995Code becomes 0117, with local numbers lengthened to 7 digits by prefixing with '9'.
Example: (0272) 234567 becomes (0117) 923 4567.
1997Local numbers beginning with 3 introduced.
2007Local numbers beginning with 2 introduced.
2012Local numbers beginning with 4 introduced.
Map of 0117 Bristol area code