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Calling Abroad from Prague

To call the United Kingdom from the Czech Republic, use the national dialling code, 0044 or +44, and then the area code, without the initial 0, followed by the phone number.

To call Ireland from the Czech Republic, use the national dialling code 00353 or +353, and then the area phone number, without the initial 0. You will be charged according to your tariff.


If you want to call the US or Canada from the Czech Republic, dial 001 or +1 and then the relevant numbers. For calling other countries from the Czech Republic, see the table below. You will be charged according to your tariff.


India

0091 or +91

New Zealand

0064 or +64

Nigeria

009 or +9

Pakistan

0092 or +92

South Africa

0027 or +27


To call the Czech Republic from the United Kingdom, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, to the Czech Republic, use 00420 or +420 and then the phone number. Your call will be charged according to your tariff.

To call from Canada, Australia, the United States to the Czech Republic, use 011420 and then the phone number. Your call will be charged according to your tariff.


Handy tips

  • The national dialling code for the Czech Republic is +420 (or 00420).

  • Czech telephone numbers have 9 digits; mobile numbers start with 6 or 7 and land lines with the 2, 3, 4 or 5, depending on the region.

  • As of 15 June 2017, within the European Union, roaming charges telephone calls, text messages and surfing the internet are abolished.

  • If you have the chance, Wi-Fi connections offer the best option. Information about free Wi-Fi can be found here.

  • If your mobile phone is stolen or lost, you should immediately block it blocked, via your operator’s website or by telephone.

  • When travelling on the metro, you’ll be able to get a signal on the platforms but not in the tunnels.


In Prague you can still find public telephone boxes (although far fewer than in the past). You can pay for calls in euro, Czech crowns and by telephone cards. The latter are available at post offices.


Addresses of some public telephone boxes in the city centre:

  • Celetná 5, Prague 1 – Old Town (Staré Město)

  • Karlova 20, Prague 1 – Old Town (Staré Město)

  • Uhelný trh 9, Prague 1 – Old Town (Staré Město)

  • Kaprova 7, Prague 1 – Old Town (Staré Město)

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