Figuring out how to call Spain from the USA can be tricky if you’re using outdated methods

Making phone calls has become simpler and cheaper, thanks to the internet.

More and more companies are turning to VoIP and mobile calling solutions. If you’re looking to call Spain for your business meeting or otherwise, here’s how to call Spain from the US.

How to call Spain, the simple way

To call Spain, you'll need the country exit code, the country code, the area code of the city in Spain you’re going to call, and the phone number.

But, not so fast…

There are a few more things to consider before picking up that phone. It’s important to consider the time zone, cultural differences, and the type of phone you’re calling from.

The time zone

The cultural differences

The type of phone you’re calling from

The time zone

The cultural differences

The type of phone you’re calling from

What time is it in Spain?

Before you begin to make a call from the US to Spain, ask yourself, “What time is it in Spain”?

Most of Spain will be 6 hours ahead of anyone in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.

There are a few exceptions like, Las Palamas, which is only 5 hours ahead.

If you are calling from the Pacific Time Zone, then Spain will be 9 hours ahead of your time.

Most of Spain will be 6 hours ahead of anyone in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.

There are a few exceptions like, Las Palamas, which is only 5 hours ahead.

If you are calling from the Pacific Time Zone, then Spain will be 9 hours ahead of your time.

What are the normal business hours in Spain?

If you’re calling a business in Spain, then you’ll need to take note of the business hours. While some international businesses are no longer adhering to the mid-day siesta, many still do.
Plan to make your business calls between 10 am and 2 pm or 4 pm and 7 pm. However, banks are only open from 9 am to 2 pm.
Also, it’s good to note that many people in Spain take vacations in August, so expect your friends or business partners to be on vacation then.

Calling Spain from the US

These simple steps will make calling Spain from the US easy.

Exit Code

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

Dial 34, the country code for Spain
This will convey to your carrier that you’re going to call Spain from the US

Enter the area code
The area codes in Spain are 2 to 3 digits long. You may take help from the table provided below. Sometimes, the area code might be included with the local telephone number; it will be before the number in brackets. For example, (93) 1234-56789

Dial the phone number
Following the area code, you may dial the phone number. Spain has 9 digits for their local phone numbers.



spain-map

Area codes in Spain

This table with area codes in Spain will be of help when you call Spain from the USA.


LocationArea Code
Barcelona93
Bilbao94
Ibiza971
Las Palmas928
Madrid91
Malaga952
LocationArea Code
Murcia968
Palma de Mallorca971
Sevilla95
Valencia96
Zaragoza976


spain-map

Area codes in Spain

This table with area codes in Spain will be of help when you call Spain from the USA.


LocationArea Code
Barcelona93
Bilbao94
Ibiza971
Las Palmas928
Madrid91
Malaga952
Murcia968
Palma de Mallorca971
Sevilla95
Valencia96
Zaragoza976


Examples


How to call a landline
in Spain
Landline
Here’s an example of a call to Spain from the US with the landline number 011-34-93-2468-35790.

1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 34, the country code for Spain.

3. Dial 93, the area code for Barcelona.

4. Dial 2468-35790, the phone number.

How to call a mobile
number in Spain
Landline

Here’s an example of a call to Spain from the US with the mobile number 011-34-91234-5678.

1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 34, the country code for Spain.

3. Dial 91234-5678, the mobile number.

Calling Spain: Mobile Phone vs. Landline Differences

Calling a Spanish mobile number versus a landline is different. If you’re planning to call Spain frequently from a mobile phone then you’ll need to ask your carrier about their international rates and plans. Each call can cost double or triple that of a landline call.
Calling Spain from a landline phone can be a more affordable be the more economical choice than calling from your cell phone. However, it is important to be mindful of the device you are calling on the recipients on the other end. If you are calling Spain from a landline to a mobile phone, you may still incur a surcharge.
A neat trick to know if you are calling a mobile phone or landline is to look at the first number of the 9 digit phone number. If that number is a 6 or 7 then it is a mobile number. Similarly, VoIP phone numbers start with 8.

The cost of calling Madrid Spain

The cost of calling Madrid Spain varies from carrier to carrier. It can be as high as 2 dollars per minute.

But when you use 8x8 phone services, calling Madrid is free with some plans (which means no surprise phone bill for that meeting that ran 15 minutes over time).

Using 8x8 for business calls from the USA to UK

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


One platform
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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
Security

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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.

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 economical 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 economical system

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.

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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