UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

How To Phone China

Dialling instructions for calling to and from anywhere in China, including how to call Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shantou, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Shenyang.

Country code: +86

How to call China from the UK

To phone China dial 0086
then the full national number minus any leading 0

If a number is displayed already including the +86 country code, just replace the '+' with the UK international access code of 00 and ignore any reference to '(0)'.


Chinese phone numberDialled from UK as
0581 234567800 86 581 2345678
+86 581 234567800 86 581 2345678
+86 (0)581 234567800 86 581 2345678

How to call the UK from China

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 01632 234567 should be dialled as 00 44 1632 234567 from China.

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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