01224 area code


The 01224 area code is for Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01224 numbers include:

  • Aberdeen
  • Ashgrove
  • Balgownie
  • Bieldside
  • Bucksburn
  • Culter
  • Denburn
  • Dyce
  • Kincorth
  • Kinellar
  • Kingswells
  • Lochnagar
  • Portlethen

Most numbers using the 01224 area code are normal Aberdeen 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)

01224 area code details

Area code:01224
Council area:Aberdeen City
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:Yes
Local number length:6 digits
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0224)

Local calls require full number

It is no longer possible to omit the area code when calling locally in the 01224 area. Since 1st October 2014 the full 11-digit phone number has been required for all local calls.

See: Area codes without local dialling.

Formatting an 01224 number

An 01224 number should be displayed in the format: 01224 xxxxxx

For international callers, use: +44 1224 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 01224 Aberdeen area code