How to call France from the USA/Canada:

011 - 33 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT French numbers. **01133 and +33 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

Calling from another country?

The current time in France is 08:58:13am

Calling France explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 33 - Country Code for France
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0) - 9 digits
  • calling from Canada or United States to France international dialing format: 011 33 ? ?? ?? ?? ??

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach French cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 33 6 ?? ?? ?? ?? (or 7 ?? ?? ?? ??)

First digit(s) for landline numbers:

  • Paris: 1
  • Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Nantes, Orleans, Rouen: 2
  • Boulogne, Calais, Dijon, Lille, Nancy, Strasbourg, Reims, Troyes: 3
  • Cannes, Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, St. Etienne, Toulon, Valence: 4
  • Bordeaux, Limoges, Lourdes, Toulouse: 5
  • Corsica: 495
  • Voice over IP non geographic numbers: 9

Phone books: