Whether you’re reason's for calling Canada are for business or personal, the process is simple.

Follow this guide to learn how you can make cheap calls to Canada.

Call Canada from the USA

Here are a few things to consider before you call Canada from the USA:


You usually dial the exit code 011 whenever you call numbers outside the USA. However, Canada is part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), so you can ignore the exit code.

The area code of the place you’re calling in Canada.

The cost of the call.

Usually, international calls from the USA to any country will commence by entering the USA exit code 011. Canada is part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) so you can ignore the USA exit code 011

The area code of the place you’re calling in Canada

The cost of the call


How to call Canada from the USA

It is simple to call Canada from the USA with these steps:


Exit Code

Dial 1
The Canadian country code.

area code

Enter the area code
Enter the three-digit area code of the region that corresponds to the number you will be calling.

phone number

Dial the phone number
Following the area code you can enter the seven-digit Canadian cellphone or landline number.

Exit Code

Dial 1
the Canadian country code

Area code

Enter the area code
Enter the three-digit area code of the region that corresponds to the number you will be calling.

phone number

Dial the phone number.
Following the area code, you can enter the seven-digit Canadian cellphone or landline number.




How to call Canada from the US

Canadian area codes

Like other countries, Canada also has individual area codes for its different regions. Before you make your call to Canada, you must have the area code confirmed. Here is a list of Canadian area codes:


LocationArea Code
Alberta (Northern)780
Alberta (Southern)403
British Columbia250, 604, 778
Edmonton780
London519
Manitoba204
Montreal514
New Brunswick506
Newfoundland709
North Bay705
Nova Scotia902
LocationArea Code
Ottawa613
Prince Edward Island902
Quebec450, 819
Quebec City418
Saskatchewan306
Sherbrooke819
Thunder Bay807
Toronto (Greater)289, 905
Toronto (Metro)416, 647
Vancouver778
Yukon & NW Territories867



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Canadian area codes

Like other countries, Canada has area codes for its different regions. Before you make your call to Canada, make sure you have the right area code. Here is a list of Canadian area codes.


LocationArea Code
Alberta (Northern)780
Alberta (Southern)403
British Columbia250, 604, 778
Edmonton780
London519
Manitoba204
Montreal514
New Brunswick506
Newfoundland709
North Bay705
Nova Scotia902
Ottawa613
Prince Edward Island902
Quebec450, 819
Quebec City418
Saskatchewan306
Sherbrooke819
Thunder Bay807
Toronto (Greater)289, 905
Toronto (Metro)416, 647
Vancouver778
Yukon & NW Territories867
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Examples


Call a Canadian landlineCalling Canada from the US

Here’s an example of calling a Canadian landline in Ottawa at 1-613-222-3333.


1. Dial 1, the Canadian country code.

2. Dial 613, Ottawa area code.

3. Dial 222-3333, the landline number.

Call a Canadian cellphoneCall Canada from the US

Here’s an example of calling a Canadian cellphone number in Southern Alberta at 1-403-123-7654.


1. Dial 1, the Canadian country code.

2. Dial 403, Southern Alberta’s area code.

3. Dial 123-7654, the cellphone number.

Call a Canadian landlineLandline

Here’s an example of calling a Canadian landline number in Ottawa at 1-613-222-3333.


1. Dial 1, the Canadian country code.

2. Dial 613, Ottawa area code.

3. Dial 222-3333, the landline number.

Call a Canadian cellphoneMobile phones

Here’s an example of calling a Canadian cellphone number in Southern Alberta at 1-403-123-7654.


1. Dial 1, the Canadian country code.

2. Dial 403, Southern Alberta’s area code.

3. Dial 123-7654, the cellphone number.


Make Your Next Business Meeting With Someone in Canada a Success


Canadians value punctuality so if you’re going to be late to a call, let the person know ahead of time.
Do not compare Canada to the United States or any other country.
Keep small talk to a minimum. Do not discuss personal topics, unless the person you’re talking to brings one up first.
Address the person you’re talking to by their title. Use Mr., Mrs. or Miss and the surname.
Show respect for everyone’s opinions, regardless of the person’s title.
If you are calling the province of Québec, be prepared to conduct the meeting in French. Hire a translator if necessary.
Canadians enjoy being direct, reserved and succinct in business meetings. Adopt these qualities for your business call meetings in Canada.

Are calls to Canada expensive?

Calls to Canada can turn out to be expensive, whether they’re for business or personal reasons. Rates can change depending on if you’re calling a landline or cell phone. If you have to make frequent calls from the US to Canada, using a service like 8x8 can help you save time and money.

Using 8x8 for business calls from the USA to Canada

The right enterprise cloud communications solution can help businesses reduce costs, drive significant productivity improvements and achieve strategic business goals.

With 8x8, you can reduce expenses required to maintain, support and upgrade traditional on-premise solutions. Businesses of any size, configuration or geographic location can benefit from the cost, performance and operational advantages of 8x8’s cloud-based communication solutions.

Calling Canada from the United States is even simpler and can be much less expensive when you use 8x8.


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Guaranteed availability and call quality around the globe.

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One platform
One platform

One solution for voice, video, meetings, content sharing and messaging on one system of engagement enables your team to collaborate from anywhere, on any device.

Quality at scale
Quality at scale

Guaranteed availability and call quality around the globe.

Secure
Security

The highest security standards in the industry with externally validated support for security regulations and standards including HIPAA, PCI-DSS, Privacy Shield and FISMA.


8x8 can save you time and money

8x8 helps businesses of all sizes solve critical communication challenges. Some of the benefits of using 8x8 are:


01.

Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty

02.

Collaborate and communicate more effectively and securely

03.

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Integrate mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops into your communications strategy

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View real-time and historical data about crucial business functions for faster, better decisions

07.

Keep costs low and productivity high, with one easy-to-use communications system

01.

Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty

02.

Collaborate and communicate more effectively and securely

03.

Free up IT resources, with maintenance-free communications and rapid deployment

04.

Unify communications throughout the entire organization

05.

Integrate mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops into your communications strategy

06.

View real-time and historical data about crucial business functions for faster, better decisions

07.

Keep costs low and productivity high, with one easy-to-use communications system

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When it comes to international calling, 8x8 provides reliable and compliant cloud solutions at a demanding level rarely seen by other cloud providers. Don't take your chances with a subpar cloud-based telecom system.
Call 1-866-879-8647 or fill out our online form to request a no-obligation quote from an 8x8 Product Specialist

About 8x8

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8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing communication and team collaboration tools and enterprise ready contact center solutions - in one secure, reliable unified communications platform. 8x8's innovative, enterprise-grade global network enables any business to put its real-time communications in the cloud and reap the benefits of one integrated platform for all business communications.

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