01856 Area Code
Orkney phone numbers
UK area code 01856 covers the larger part of the Orkney Islands.
Locations using 01856 numbers include:
- St Margaret's Hope
01856 number call costs
01856 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 01856 number
Local telephone numbers in the Orkney area are six digits long. An 01856 number should be displayed in the format: 01856 xxxxxx or (01856) xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 1856 xxxxxx
See also the neighbouring area code of 01857, which covers Sanday in the Orkney Islands.