How to Call Germany from the USA

How to call Germany from the USA

Looking for a low-cost and convenient way to stay in touch with friends and family in Germany? Finding a cost-effective and simple way is key. Make sure you’re aware of the time differences before making your call and check out our how-to guide to learn how to call Germany from the USA without worrying about hidden fees or complicated calling processes.

Getting Started

There is one time zone in Germany, so chances are you won’t accidentally wake up your family member or friend from their beauty sleep if you check the local time before calling Germany from the USA. Once you’ve figured out it’s a safe time to dial, follow these few easy instructions.

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011 – The USA exit code, which needs to be dialed whenever you’re making an international call from the USA or Canada.

49 – Germany’s calling code

Area code – Check out this list of Germany area codes to find the one you need.

Phone number – May not begin with 0 and should be made up of 5 to 12 digits, including area code for a landline number.

This is an example of what your call to Berlin, Germany from New York in the USA should look like:

011 49  30 ???? ????

In order to call a German cell phone, follow this format, and make sure your number consists of 10 or 11 digits: 011 49 1X ???? ????

1X can be 15, 16 or 17.

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