Bournemouth area code
UK area code 01202 is for Bournemouth in Dorset, and the surrounding area.
Locations using 01202 numbers include:
- Canford Cliffs
- Lytchett Minster
- Wimborne Minster
Most 01202 numbers are for normal Bournemouth 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)
01202 number call costs
01202 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.
Local calls require full number
It is no longer possible to omit the area code when calling locally in the 01202 area. Since 1st November 2012 the full 11-digit phone number has been required for all local calls.
Formatting an 01202 number
Local telephone numbers in the Bournemouth area code are six digits long. An 01202 number should be displayed in the format: 01202 xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 1202 xxxxxx
As local calls in the area must always be dialled using the full number including area code, it is best not to display the code in brackets.