Phoning telephone numbers in the UK is straightforward from most countries. The international dial code for UK is "+44".
Throughout this site we give numbers suitable for long distance dialing within the UK. For example, 01869 123456. To dial this number from outside the UK:
- first dial your international access code (contact your local telephone operator for this information)
- then dial "44"
- don't dial the leading "0" (zero) of the telephone number
- dial the rest of the number.
Example: Dialing From the USA
To dial the example Deddington telephone number from the USA (ignoring any long distance access code you may need to use):
- 011 44 1869 123456
In an Emergency
You can dial 999 (or 112) from any telephone to reach Fire, Police, Ambulance or Coast Guard services. You do not need money to dial this service.