Call Kolkata from the United Kingdom

To make an international call to Kolkata, India from the United Kingdom, please follow the dialing steps shown below.

The same international dialing procedure applies whether you are calling Kolkata from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Scotland, Wales, or any other UK location.

When calling Kolkata from the UK, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a UK landline or a mobile phone - although you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.

However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Kolkata is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Kolkata landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges do apply when calling to mobile phones in India.

Phone Number Format to Call Kolkata from the UK

To make an international phone call to Kolkata from the United Kingdom, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:

Call Kolkata Landline Phone from the UK

00  91   33  xxxx xxxx
access code
landline number

Call Kolkata Mobile Phone from the UK

00  91  9x xx xxxxxx
access code
mobile number

Click here for more on Kolkata landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

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Dialing Steps to Call Kolkata from the UK

To call a Kolkata landline or mobile phone number from the United Kingdom, follow this dialing procedure:

1. Dial UK int'l access code / IDD:  00

Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.

2. Dial India country code:  91 

3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number

If your Kolkata destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 033 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.

4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone

Kolkata landline numbers are 8-digits and require a separate 2-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

5. If calling a Kolkata landline phone number...

a. Dial the 2-digit Kolkata area code:  33 

b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number:  xxxx xxxx

6. If calling a Kolkata mobile phone number...

Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number:  9x xxx xxxxx

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