Follow the dialing format while calling Germany from the United States
Below is the dialing procedure to call Germany from the United States. You will find information on how to make an international call from the U.S. to a German landline number or mobile number.
To call Germany from the United States
Land Phone Number Dial: 011 - 49 - Area Code+Local #
Mobile Number Dial: 011 - 49 - 11-Digit Mobile #
Local time comparison
(Germany - Berlin)
Monday at 6:00:00 pm
(USA - New York)
Monday at 12:00:00 pm
Germany is 6 hours ahead of the US East Coast.
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.
How To Dial a German Local Number from the United States
Dial 011 - 49 - Area Code - xxx-xxx
Example #: Dial 011-49-030-5555-5555
How To Dial a German Toll Free Number from United States
Dial 011 - 49 - Area Code - xxx-xxxx
Example #: Dial 011-49-040-5555-5555
How To Dial a German Mobile Number from United States
Germany’ telephone numbering plan is an open system which means numbers can be a variation of length except for some non-geographic area codes for which subscriber numbers use a fixed-length format. Cell phone numbers in Germany are not given geographic area codes but non-geographic codes. Thus they can easily be told apart from other numbers.
ISD Code or Country Code for Germany is 49
Area codes – Landline telephone numbers in Germany are a fixed length of 11-digits. Geographic area codes have a length of two to five digits. The maximum total length is eleven digits.