How to call Sweden from the USA/Canada:

011 - 46 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Swedish numbers. **01146 and +46 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

Calling from another country?

The current time in Sweden is 09:30:02am

Calling Sweden explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 46 - Country Code for Sweden
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 7 to 9 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 9 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Stockholm: 011 46 8 ???? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Swedish cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 46 7? ??? ????

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Boras 33 Kungalv 303 Skovde 500
Borlange 243 Kungsbacka 300 Soderkoping 121
Eskilstuna 16 Landskrona 418 Sodertalje 8
Falkenberg 346 Lerum 302 Solna 8
Falun 23 Linkoping 13 Stockholm 8
Gavle 26 Lulea 920 Stromstad 526
Gothenburg 31 Lund 46 Sundsvall 60
Gotland 498 Malmo 40 Taby 8
Halmstad 35 Molndal 31 Tibro 504
Helsingborg 42 Motala 141 Trelleborg 410
Huddinge 8 Nacka 8 Trollhattan 520
Jonkoping 36 Norrkoping 11 Uddevalla 522
Kalmar 480 Norrtalje 176 Umea 90
Karlskrona 455 Nykoping 155 Uppsala 18
Karlstad 54 Orebro 19 Varberg 340
Katrineholm 150 Ornskoldsvik 660 Vasteras 21
Kiruna 980 Ostersund 63 Vaxjo 470
Kristianstad 44 Skelleftea 910 Ystad 411

Phone books:

  • Eniro - official phone book, in Swedish
  • 118100 - easy to use people and business directory, in Swedish