Follow the steps below to learn how to make affordable calls to France from the US. The process is simple. All you need to know is the French area code system and number you’re calling.

Calling France from the US

Things you need to consider before you call France from the USA:

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

The cost of the call

How to call France from the US

Calling France from the US is easy. Follow the steps below:

Exit Code

Dial the exit code 011. This will let your carrier know you’re going to make an international call.

Australia Country Code

Dial 33, the country code for France. This will let your carrier know you’re going to call France from the US.

Enter the area code

Enter the area code. The area codes in France consist of 1 to 3 digits. If the city code begins with a 0, you may ignore the 0 and dial the remaining numbers. Use the table above to see French area codes.

Phone number

Dial the phone number. Following the area code, dial the phone number. France has 9 digit phone numbers.

French Area Codes

Here is a table with a list of major area codes and city dialling codes in France.

Location

Paris

1

Location

Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Nantes, Orleans, Rouen

2

Location

Boulogne, Calais, Dijon, Lille, Nancy, Strasbourg, Reims, Troyes

3

Location

Cannes, Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Monaco, Nice, St. Etienne, Toulon, Valence

4

Location

Corsica

5

Location

Paris

495
LocationArea Code
Paris1
Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Nantes, Orleans, Rouen 2
Boulogne, Calais, Dijon, Lille, Nancy, Strasbourg, Reims, Troyes 3
Cannes, Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Monaco, Nice, St. Etienne, Toulon, Valence 4
Bordeaux, Limoges, Lourdes, Toulouse 5
Corsica 495

Examples

Calling France from the USA

Here’s an example of a call to Paris from the US with the phone number 011-33-1-66-66-66-66.

1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 33, the country code for France.

3. Dial 1, the area code for Paris.

4. Dial 66-66-66-66, the phone number.

Are calls to France expensive?

Calls to France 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 France, using a service like 8x8 can help you save time and money.

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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
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Guaranteed availability and call quality around the globe

Secure
Secure

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

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