Standard rate numbers
What are 0333 numbers?
Numbers starting with 03 are standard landline rate numbers used by businesses, government and other organisations.
0333 call costs
0333 numbers, and all other numbers that start with '03', cost the same to call as a normal landline.
Calls to numbers starting 03 are charged at the same rate as calls to regular local or national landlines. Also, if your phone company offers free or inclusive calls to landlines, numbers starting 03 will be included in the exact same way.
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.
All phone numbers beginning with 03 work in the same way. They are not linked to any specific location, but cost the same to call as regular geographic numbers (those starting with 01 or 02).
Information about 0333 numbers applies to all UK numbers starting with 0333, including those that begin 03330, 03331, 03332, 03333, 03334, 03335, 03336, 03337, 03338 and 03339.