Calling Switzerland from the US is easy. Follow our simple dialing procedure below to call any landline or mobile number in Switzerland.

Before You Call Switzerland From the US

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How to Call Switzerland From the US

1. First, dial the US exit code - 011

2. Then, dial Switzerland's country code - 41

3. Dial the city/area code - 1/2 digits. See thelist of area codes in Switzerland below

3. Dial the city/area code - 1/2 digits. See thelist of area codes in Switzerland below

4. Finally, dial the phone number

How to call Switzerland from the US

Area codes in Switzerland

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

LocationArea Code
Ammerswil/Aarau62
Andermatt41
Arosa81
Baden56
Basel61
Bellinzona91
Berne31
Biel/Bienne32
Burgdorf34
Chiasso91
Chur81
Crans-sur-Sierre27
Davos81
Fribourg26
Geneva22
Gryon/Yverdon-Les-Bains24
Gstaad33
Interlaken33
Jura32
Klosters81
Lenk im Simmental33
LocationArea Code
Locarno91
Lucerne41
Lugano91
Montreux21
Neuchatel32
Oberwil im Simmental33
Olten62
Rapperswil55
Schaffhausen52
Sion27
St. Gallen71
St. Moritz81
Thun33
Vevey21
Wengen33
Winterthur52
Yverdon2
Zermatt27
Zug41
Zurich43
  
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How to call Switzerland from the US

Area codes in Switzerland


LocationArea Code
Aigle24
Ammerswil/Aarau62
Andermatt41
Arosa81
Baden56
Basel61
Bellinzona91
Berne31
Biel/Bienne32
Burgdorf34
Chiasso91
Chur81
Crans-sur-Sierre27
Davos81
Fribourg26
Geneva22
Gryon/Yverdon-Les-Bains24
Gstaad33
Interlaken33
Jura32
Klosters81
La Chaux-de-Fonds32
Langnau34
Lausanne21
Lenk im Simmental33
Locarno91
Lucerne41
Lugano91
Montreux21
Neuchatel32
Oberwil im Simmental33
Olten62
Rapperswil55
Schaffhausen52
Sion27
St. Gallen71
St. Moritz81
Thun33
Vevey21
Wengen33
Winterthur52
Yverdon2
Zermatt27
Zug41
Zurich43
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Examples

How to Call a Landline
in Switzerland

Calling Switzerland from the US

Use the dialing procedure below to make calls to a landline number in Switzerland. For this example, we're calling landline number 123456789 in Geneva.

1. Dial 011, the exit code.

2. Dial 41, Switzerland's country code.

3. Dial 22, the area code for Geneva.

4. Dial 123456789, the landline number.

How to Call a Mobile Phone
in Switzerland

Call Switzerland from the US

Follow these dialing steps to call a mobile phone number in Switzerland. In this example, we're calling mobile number 12345678 in Geneva.

1. Dial 011, the US exit code.

2. Dial 41, Switzerland's country code.

3. Dial 22, the area code for Geneva.

4. Dial 12345678, the mobile number.

Useful Business Tips When Calling Switzerland From the US

Here are a few things to keep in mind about the business and cultural etiquettes in Switzerland.

People in Switzerland value punctuality. Being late is rude and considered incompetent.

Avoid calling after business hours unless it’s an emergency.

Business communication is mostly formal. Jokes and banter might not be taken kindly.

When it comes to business discussions,
the Swiss prefer talking about the business directly after small talk.

English is usually used for business discussions. However, it is best to inquire beforehand whether there is a need for an interpreter.

Offices generally begin their day between 8 A.M. and 9 A.M. and close between 5 P.M. and 6 P.M., Monday to Friday.

Always address the Swiss by their titles. Also, both names are pronounced in hyphenated surnames. It is rude not to use the full hyphenated name.

Why Use VoIP for Calling Switzerland?

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