Calling Mexico from the USA is simple. You just need to understand how to make an international call and the Mexican area code system.

Before we address ‘How to call Mexico from the USA’, make sure your phone is set up for international calls. If you’re calling Mexico from a cell phone, you might need to enable international calls with your carrier. If you’re calling Mexico from an office phone, check with your administrators to make sure international calls are allowed.

Whether you’re calling your Grandma, arranging your next vacation, meeting with suppliers or conducting a remote interview with a superstar job candidate, the process for making a call to Mexico is the same. If, however, you call Mexico frequently or anticipate doing so in the future, your strategy might change—because making regular calls to Mexico can add up.

To call Mexico you need to consider...


If you’re calling a Mexican cell phone or landline

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

How much the call will cost

If you’re calling a Mexican cell phone or landline

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

How much the call will cost


Pro Tip

Do you know calling a landline in Mexico is cheaper than calling a Mexican mobile number?

Have a look at the 8x8 mobile and landline calling rates here and decide based on your business needs.


How to call Mexico from the USA

Calling Mexico from the USA is simple! Follow these steps to call Mexico...


Exit Code

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

Mexico Country Code

Dial 52, the Mexican country code
This will convey to your carrier that you’re going to call Mexico.

Calling Mexico with a Cell Phone

Calling Mexico with a cell phone
If you’re calling a Mexican cell phone, dial 1 after the area code.

Remove Trunk Code

Remove trunk code
If the phone number has a trunk code. Trunk codes are 01, 045 or 044 and are used exclusively for domestic calls, depending on whether you’re calling a landline or a cell phone.

Area Code

Enter the area code
Note that in Mexico’s three largest cities (Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey); the area code is two digits. In the rest of the country, the area code is three digits. Refer to Mexico’s area codes below.

Phone number

Phone number
Now type in the entire phone number and make your call to Mexico from the United States.

Exit Code

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

Mexico Country Code

Dial 52, the Mexican country code
This will convey to your carrier that you’re going to call Mexico.

Calling Mexico with a Cell Phone

Calling Mexico with a cell phone
If you’re calling a Mexican cell phone, dial 1 after the area code.

Remove Trunk Code

Remove trunk code
If the phone number has a trunk code. Trunk codes are 01, 045 or 044 and are used exclusively for domestic calls, depending on whether you’re calling a landline or a cell phone.

Area Code

Enter the area code
Note that in Mexico’s three largest cities (Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey); the area code is two digits. In the rest of the country, the area code is three digits. Refer to Mexico’s area codes below.

Phone number

Phone number
Now type in the entire phone number and make your call to Mexico from the United States.




mexico-map

Mexico Area Codes

Make sure that the phone number you’re calling includes an area code. Here’s a list of area codes in Mexico.


LocationArea Code
Acapulco744
Cabo San Lucas624
Cancun998
Cd. Juarez656
Cd. Oregon644
Cd. Valles481
Coatzacoalcos921
Cuernavaca777
Chetumal983
Chilpancingo747
Fresnillo493
Guadalupe Victoria676
Guanajuato473
Guaymas622
Huatabampo647
Isla Mujeres998
Jalapa228
Leon477
Maravatio447
Mazatlan669
Mexicali686
Minatitlan922
Monterrey81
Nuevo Laredo867
Orizaba272
Patzcuaro434
Puebla222
Queretaro442
San Felipe686
Tampico833
Taxco762
Tepic311
Texcoco595
Tlaxcala246
Torreon871
Tuxpan783
Valle de Bravo726
Villahermosa993
LocationArea Code
Aguascalientes449
Campeche981
Celaya461
Cd. Lazaro. Cardenas753
Cd. Sahagun791
Cd. Victoria834
Colima312
Culiacan667
Chihuahua614
Durango618
Guadalajara33
Guamuchil673
Guasave687
Hermosillo662
Iguala733
Ixtapan de la Sal721
La Paz612
Manzanillo314
Matamoros868
Merida999
Mexico City55
Monclova866
Morelia443
Oaxaca951
Pachuca771
Poza Rica782
Puerto Vallarta322
Saltillo844
San Luis Potosi444
Tapachula962
Tehuacan238
Tequisquiapan414
Teziutlan231
Toluca722
Tulancingo775
Tuxtla Gutierrez961
Veracruz City229
Zacatecas492
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mexico-map

Mexico Area Codes

Make sure that the phone number you’re calling includes an area code. Here’s a list of area codes in Mexico.


LocationArea Code
Acapulco744
Cabo San Lucas624
Cancun998
Cd. Juarez656
Cd. Oregon644
Cd. Valles481
Coatzacoalcos921
Cuernavaca777
Chetumal983
Chilpancingo747
Fresnillo493
Guadalupe Victoria676
Guanajuato473
Guaymas622
Huatabampo647
Isla Mujeres998
Jalapa228
Leon477
Maravatio447
Mazatlan669
Mexicali686
Minatitlan922
Monterrey81
Nuevo Laredo867
Orizaba272
Patzcuaro434
Puebla222
Queretaro442
San Felipe686
Tampico833
Taxco762
Tepic311
Texcoco595
Tlaxcala246
Torreon871
Tuxpan783
Valle de Bravo726
Villahermosa993
Aguascalientes449
Campeche981
Celaya461
Cd. Lazaro. Cardenas753
Cd. Sahagun791
Cd. Victoria834
Colima312
Culiacan667
Chihuahua614
Durango618
Guadalajara33
Guamuchil673
Guasave687
Hermosillo662
Iguala733
Ixtapan de la Sal721
La Paz612
Manzanillo314
Matamoros868
Merida999
Mexico City55
Monclova866
Morelia443
Oaxaca951
Pachuca771
Poza Rica782
Puerto Vallarta322
Saltillo844
San Luis Potosi444
Tapachula962
Tehuacan238
Tequisquiapan414
Teziutlan231
Toluca722
Tulancingo775
Tuxtla Gutierrez961
Veracruz City229
Zacatecas492
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Examples


Call a landline in MexicoLandline

Here’s how to call a landline in Mexico from the United States. In this example, we’re calling Cancun at 011-52-998-123-4789.


1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 52, the Mexican country code.

3. Dial 998, the Cancun area code.

4. Dial 123-4789, the phone number.

Call a cellphone in MexicoMobile phones

Here’s how to call a cell phone in Mexico from the United States. In this example, we’re calling the same number from Cancun at 011-52-998-123-4789.


1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 52, the Mexican country code.

3. Dial 1, for the cell phone code.

4. Dial 998, the Cancun area code.

5. Dial 123-4789, the phone number.

Call a landline in MexicoLandline

Here’s how to call a landline in Mexico from the United States. In this example, we’re calling Cancun at 011-52-998-123-4789.


1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 52, the Mexican country code.

3. Dial 998, the Cancun area code.

4. Dial 123-4789, the phone number.

Call a cellphone in MexicoMobile phones

Here’s how to call a cell phone in Mexico from the United States. In this example, we’re calling the same number from Cancun at 011-52-998-123-4789.


1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 52, the Mexican country code.

3. Dial 1, for the cell phone code.

4. Dial 998, the Cancun area code.

5. Dial 123-4789, the phone number.


Is calling Mexico from the USA expensive?

Frequent calls to Mexico from your personal cell phone or a regular office landline can become expensive.

If you call Mexico regularly, it makes sense to look into other options that make it possible to make frequent calls without running up a big bill.

Using 8x8 for business calls from the USA to Mexico

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 Mexico from the United States is even simpler—and much less expensive—when you use 8x8.


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
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

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
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


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.

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

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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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.

Choosing the right technology is crucial to a growing business. Take the uncertainty out of the equation by choosing a SIP technology provider that can scale to meet your business' needs, whatever they may be at any given time.
Call 1-866-879-8647 or fill out our online form to request a no-obligation quote from an 8x8 Product Specialist

About 8x8

8x8, Inc. (NYSE : EGHT) is the trusted global provider of secure and reliable cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions to more than 50,000 businesses, operating in over 150 countries across six continents.

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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