UK Area Code Finder
Quick and easy telephone dialling code information
Including how to call Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shantou, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Shenyang.
The People's Republic of China uses the country code +86.
To telephone China from the United Kingdom you need to dial:
then the full national number minus any leading 0
Dialled from the UK as: 00 86 581 2345678
Sometimes, the number you want to call may already be written out including the +86 country code. For example:
In such cases, you just replace the '+' with the UK international access code of 00 and ignore any reference to '(0)'. Both the examples above would be dialled as: 00 86 581 2345678.
To call a United Kingdom landline or mobile phone from China, dial 00 44, then the UK number without its leading zero.
For example, the UK number
Last updated: 1 December 2011