Phone calls to Canada

How to call Canada from the UK

Including how to call Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec and Winnipeg.

Calling code for Canada

Canada, along with other North American and Caribbean countries, uses the country code +1.

To call Canada from the United Kingdom you need to dial:

001
then the full national number minus any leading 1

Example

Canadian number: 905-555-0012 (or 1-905-555-0012)
Dialled from the UK as: 00 1 905 555 0012

Phone numbers beginning +1

Sometimes, the telephone number you want to call may already be written out including the +1 country code. For example:

  • +1 905 555 0012

In such a case, you just replace the '+' with the UK international access code of 00. The example above would be dialled as: 00 1 905 555 0012.


How to call the UK from Canada

To call a United Kingdom landline or mobile phone from Canada, dial 011 44, then the UK number without its leading zero.

For example, the UK number 01632 312829 should be dialled as 011 44 1632 312829 from Canada.

These codes and instructions apply when dialling any part of the UK including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.

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