01202 Area Code
Bournemouth phone numbers
UK area code 01202 covers Bournemouth in Dorset, and the surrounding area.
Locations using 01202 numbers include:
- Canford Cliffs
- Lytchett Minster
- Wimborne Minster
01202 number call costs
01202 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 01202 number
Local telephone numbers in the Bournemouth area 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.
Local calls require full number
Since 1 November 2012 all calls within the 01202 area have had to be made by dialling the full 11-digit number including area code. Calling locally using just the six-digit local number is no longer possible.