Follow the dialing format while calling France from the United States.
Below is the dialing procedure to call France from the United States. You will find information on how to make an international call from the U.S. to France fixed line number or mobile number.
To call France from the United States
Land Phone Number Dial 011-33 Nine Digit Landline
Mobile Number Dial 011-33-Nine Digit Mobile Number
Local time comparison
(USA - New York)
Monday at 12:00:00 pm
(France - Île-de-France)
Monday at 06:00:00 pm
France is 6 hours ahead of the East Coast of the US
Exit Code - This is the code you need to dial OUT from a country. Also known as IDD (International Direct Dialing) code or ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code.
Country Code - Each country or region is assigned thier individual country code. You will need this code to dial IN to a country. There is a total of 249 codes worldwide. View all Country Codes
Area Codes - Area codes define a specific part of a country. This can be a whole city or a general region. Some countries are not big enough to have multiple area codes, so you would simply dial the country code and the direct dial number.
Local Number - This number is the local direct line to a home, business or cellphone.
The French telephone numbering plan is used for metropolitan France as well as the French overseas departments and some overseas collectivities. The plan uses a ten-digit closed numbering scheme, where the first two digits denote the area. When calling France from abroad, the leading zero should be omitted.
ISD Code or Country Code of France is 33
Area code – There are 21 area codes in France. If there is an area code dial area code of the city in France you are calling after dialing ISD Code. If there is no area code dial the Recipient’s Telephone Number after ISD Code.