How To Call From Australia To India: A Step-By-Step Guide

How To Call India

For calls to India from Australia (landline) dial: 0011 + 91 + 10-digit phone number. To call a mobile number in India dial: +91 + 10-digit number.

In this guide, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know about making calls to India, including:

  1. How to call from Australia to India landlines and mobiles
  2. Area codes
  3. Time zone information

How To Make An International Call To India In 4 Steps

Step 1: Dial the Australian exit code (0011): this carries you out of Australia. Alternatively, you can use the + symbol, holding down the 0 key will typically bring up that symbol.

Tip: each country has a different exit code, if you’re not sure what yours is, just use the + (plus symbol) instead, this works regardless of the country you are in.

Step 2: Key in the India country code (91): 91 is the country code for India.

Step 3: Key in the area code or mobile prefix (these start with either 7, 8 or 9)

Step 4: Key in the local phone number or cell phone number: This is the number of the person you wish to speak to.

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How To Call To A Landline Number In India

For international calls dial: 0011 + country code + city code + local number

For example, if you were to call Calcutta, you would dial 0011 91 33 1234 5678 (or +91 33 12345678)

0011 = exit code for India (alternatively, you can use the plus ‘+’ symbol)

91 = Country code

10-digit phone number

How To Call To A Mobile Phone In India

Area codes are not required when calling a mobile number in India.

For international calls dial: + (symbol) + country code + mobile number

For example, you would dial: +91 12345 67891 (or +91 12345 67891)

+ = exit code (press and hold the 0 (zero) button on your keypad to bring up the + symbol.

91 = Country code

10-digit mobile number

India calling codes for each region

Area Name Area Code Area Name Area Code Area Name Area Code
Agra 562 Ghaziabad 120 Mysore 821
Ahmadabad 79 Gorakhpur 551 Mumbai 22
Aligarh 571 Guntur 863 Nagpur 712
Allahabad 532 Gurgaon 124 Nasik 253
Amravati 721 Guwahati 361 Noida 120
Amritsar 183 Gwalior 751 Patna 612
Asansol 341 Hubli-Dharwad 836 Puducherry 413
Aurangabad 240 Hyderabad 40 Pune 20
Bangalore 80 Indore 731 Raipur 771
Bareilly 581 Jabalpur 761 Rajkot 281
Belgaum 831 Jaipur 141 Ranchi 651
Bhavnagar 278 Jalandhar 181 Saharanpur 132
Bhilai 788 Jammu 191 Salem 427
Bhiwandi 2522 Kannur 497 Siliguri 353
Bhopal 755 Jamshedpur 657 Solapur 217
Bhubaneswar 674 Jodhpur 291 Srinagar 194
Bikaner 151 Kanpur 512 Surat 261
Calcutta 33 Kochi 484 Thrissur 487
Calicut 495 Kollam (Quilon) 474 Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) 431
Chandigarh 172 Kota 744 Tiruppur 421
Coimbatore 422 Lucknow 522 Trivandrum 471
Cuttack 671 Ludhiana 161 Vadodara 265
Dehradun 135 Madurai 452 Varanasi 542
Delhi 11 Malappuram 483 Vasai-Virar 250
Dhanbad 326 Mangalore 824 Vijayawada 866
Faizabad 5278 Meerut 121 Visakhapatnam 891
Faridabad 129 Moradabad 591 Warangal 870

Best Time to Call India From Australia

State or Location Time Zone INDIA BUSINESS HOURS
9am – 5pm
6pm – 9pm
NSW (exc. Broken Hill),
AEST (UTC +10:00) 1.30pm – 9.30pm 10.30pm – 1.30am
SA, NT, NSW (Broken Hill) ACST (UTC +9:30) 1.00pm – 9.00pm 10.00pm – 1.00am
WA (Eucla only) AWCST (UTC 8:45) 12.15pm – 8.15pm 9.15pm – 12.15am
WA (exc. Eucla) AWST (UTC +8:00) 11.30am – 7.30pm 8.30pm – 11.30pm
Norfolk Island NFT (UTC +11:00) 2.30pm – 10.30pm 11.30pm – 2.30am
Lord Howe Island LHST (UTC +10:30) 2.00pm – 10.00pm 11.00pm – 2.00am
Christmas Island CXT (UTC +7:00) 10.30am – 6.30pm 7.30pm – 10.30pm

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Frequently Asked Questions

Step 1: dial the exit code for your country (or press and hold the 0 button to bring up the + (plus) symbol.

Step 2: key in 91 which is the international code for India

Step 3: dial the area code number and telephone number (10 digits)

Press and hold the 0 (zero) button on your keypad to get the + symbol then key in 91.

Step 1: press and hold the 0 button to bring up the + (plus) symbol.

Step 2: key in 91 which is the country code for India

Step 3: dial the 10 digit cell phone number

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