Follow the dialing format while calling Sweden from the United States
Below is the dialing procedure to call Sweden from the United States. You will find information on how to make an international call from the U.S. to an Sweden landline number or mobile number.
To call Sweden from the United States
Land Phone Number Dial: 011 - 46 - Area Code+Local #
Mobile Number Dial: 011 - 46 - 10-Digit Mobile #
Local time comparison
(Sweden - Stockholm)
Monday at 06:00:00 pm
(USA - New York)
Monday at 12:00:00 pm
Sweden 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 Sweden Local Number from the United States
Dial 011 - 46 - Area Code - xxx-xxx
Example #: Dial 011-46-0221-555-555
How To Dial a Sweden Toll Free Number from United States
Dial 011 - 46 - Area Code - xxx-xxxx
Example #: Dial 011-46-011-555-5555
How To Dial a Sweden Mobile Number from United States
Sweden’s telecommunication system is run by the state-owned Swedish Telecom and is considered a public utility. Swedish Telecom provides a national and international telephone service as well as telex, telegraph, data, and radio communications services. The Swedish phone system is considered to be one of the most efficient telecommunications organizations in the world, due to its high saturation of phones in the country. Sweden has the highest telephone saturation in the world.
ISD Code or Country Code for Sweden is 46
Area codes – In Sweden, the area codes are two -four digits long. Some larger towns and cities having shorter area codes permitting for a larger number of telephone numbers. Eight to ten digits are used (including the leading ‘0’). Ten-digit numbers were rare, before the 1990s, but have become more common because of the deregulation of telecommunications. The new 112 emergency number is a part of the GSM standard and all GSM-compatible telephone handsets are able to dial 112 even when locked or, in some countries, with no SIM card present.
Sweden Emergency Numbers
11414 – Police
112 – Emergency services
11313 – Info udring crises
110 – Help