Staying in touch with family and friends is never easy, but if they’re more than 4,000 miles away from you, it can get even trickier. Not only do you have to worry about trying to find a cost-effective and simple way to call, but you also have to take the time difference into account before dialing. That’s why we’ve come up with this how-to guide to help you learn how to call Ireland from the USA and stay in touch with your loved ones in Ireland.
Ireland Calling Codes and Instructions
Once you’ve figured out what time it is in Ireland, which only has one time zone, follow these few easy instructions and call your family and friends in Ireland:
011 – The USA exit code, which needs to be dialed whenever you’re making an international call from the USA or Canada.
353 – Ireland’s country calling code.
Area code – Should be 1-2 digits. Check out this list of Ireland’s area codes to find the one you need.
Phone number – may not begin with 0 and should be between 7-9 digits, including the area code.
This is an example of what your call to Dublin, Ireland from the USA should look like:
011 353 1 ??? ????
How to dial an Ireland cellular:
In order to call a cell phone in Ireland, follow this format, and make sure your number consists of 15 digits: 011 353 8X ??? ???? (X can not be 0 or 1).
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