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Call Mumbai from the United Kingdom
To make an international call to Mumbai, India from the United Kingdom, please follow the dialing steps shown below.
The same international dialing procedure applies whether you are calling Mumbai from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Scotland, Wales, or any other UK location.
When calling Mumbai from the UK, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a UK landline or a mobile phone - although you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.
However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Mumbai is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Mumbai landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges do apply when calling to mobile phones in India.
Phone Number Format to Call Mumbai from the UK
To make an international phone call to Mumbai from the United Kingdom, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:
Call Mumbai Landline Phone from the UK
Call Mumbai Mobile Phone from the UK
Click here for more on Mumbai landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
Dialing Steps to Call Mumbai from the UK
To call a Mumbai landline or mobile phone number from the United Kingdom, follow this dialing procedure:
1. Dial UK int'l access code / IDD: 00
Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.
2. Dial India country code: 91
3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number
If your Mumbai destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 022 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.
4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone
Mumbai landline numbers are 8-digits and require a separate 2-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
5. If calling a Mumbai landline phone number...
a. Dial the 2-digit Mumbai area code: 22
b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number: xxxx xxxx
6. If calling a Mumbai mobile phone number...
Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number: 9x xxx xxxxx
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