01202 numbers

Bournemouth area code

UK area code 01202 is for Bournemouth in Dorset, and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01202 numbers include:

  • Boscombe
  • Bournemouth
  • Broadstone
  • Canford Cliffs
  • Christchurch
  • Ferndown
  • Lytchett Minster
  • Northbourne
  • Parkstone
  • Poole
  • Southbourne
  • Verwood
  • Westbourne
  • Wimborne Minster
  • Winton

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.

» Typical landline call charges

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.

See: Area codes without local dialling.

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.

Map of 01202 Bournemouth area code