How to call the Bahamas from the USA & Canada:

1 - 242 - local number

*Use also to TEXT Bahamian numbers.

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The current time in the Bahamas is 03:36:04am

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Calling the Bahamas explained:

  • 1 - North American long distance prefix
  • 242 - area code assigned to the Bahamas
  • local phone number - 7 digits
  • calling from Canada or United States to the Bahamas international dialing format: 1 242 ??? ????
  • this country is in the North American Numbering Plan (calling it works like a US long distance call)...however, international or unexpected charges may apply when calling numbers in area code 242!

Cell phone numbers:

  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 1 242 ??? ????
  • the 3 leading digits for mobile numbers can be:
    • 357, 359, 375, 395
    • 4XX except for 461
    • 5XX except for 502
    • 63X, 64X except for 640
    • 72X, 73X
    • 8XX

Phone books:

  • Find Yello - official business and people search from BTC Bahamas