How To Call Italy From USA: A Step-By-Step Guide

How to call Italy from the US:

  1. First, dial 011, the US exit code.
  2. Next, dial 39, Italy’s country code.
  3. Finally, dial the 10 digit phone number.

Italy is a country full of beautiful architecture, delicious food, and welcoming people. And it’s no wonder it’s such a popular destination for international visitors – it has it all! But what if you want to call Italy from the USA?

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to call Italy from the U.S. including how to call landlines and mobiles using simple dialing instructions and even show you how to save on calls to Italy.

So whether you’re planning a trip to Italy soon or just want to keep in touch with friends and family back home, read on for all the information you need!

How To Call A Landline In Italy

Here’s the dialing format for calling a landline number in Italy from the United States.

Dial The Exit Code = + or 011 – this lets your carrier know that you’re about to call outside of the USA.

Key in 39: This will direct your call to Italy.

Key In The 1-3 Digit Area Code: Please note if you call a local number, always keep the leading 0 (zero) for the area codes.

Key In The Phone Number = Italian phone numbers can be between 6-8 digits long.

Milan 011 39 02 1234-5678

How To Call A Mobile Number In Italy

To make a call to a cell phone number in Italy, follow these steps:

Exit Code = + or 011 – this lets your carrier know that you’re about to call outside of the USA.

Country Code = This tells your carrier which geo (country) you wish to connect to.

3-Digit Mobile Prefix  = Italian cell phone numbers are 3-digits and begin with “3”.

6-7 Digit Mobile Number = This is the personal number of the person you wish to speak with.

Italy 011 39 312 123-4567

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Italy Area Codes

Alcamo 0924 Novi Lígure 0143
Alessandria 0131 Nuoro 0784
Ancona 071 Orvieto 0763
Aosta 0165 Palermo 091
Ascoli Piceno 0736 Parma 0521
Bari 080 Perugia 075
Bergamo 035 Pesaro 0721
Bologna 051 Pescara 085
Bolzano 0471 Piacenza 0523
Brescia 030 Pisa 050
Brindisi 0831 Pordenone 0434
Brunico 0474 Potenza 0971
Cagliari 070 Prato 0574
Campobasso 0874 Rapallo 0185
Caserta 0823 Ravenna 0544
Cassino 0776 Reggio Calabria 0965
Catania 095 Reggio Emilia 0522
Catanzaro 0961 Rieti 0746
Chieti 0871 Rimini 0541
Civitavecchia 0766 Rome 06
Como 031 Rovigo 0425
Cortina d Ampezzo 0436 Salerno 089
Cremona 0372 San Marino 0549
Cuneo 0171 San Remo 0184
Domodossola 0324 Sassari 079
Empoli 0571 Savona 019
Ferrara 0532 Siena 0577
Florence 055 Siracusa 0931
Foggia 0881 Spoleto 0743
Formia 0771 Taranto 099
Frosinone 0775 Teramo 0861
Genoa 010 Termoli 0875
Gorizia 0481 Terni 0744
Grosseto 564 Tivoli 0774
Imola 0542 Trapani 0923
L Aquila 0862 Trento 0461
La Spezia 0187 Treviso 0422
Lanciano 0872 Trieste 040
Lecce 0832 Turin 011
Livorno 0586 Udine 0432
Lucca 0583 Varese 0332
Merano 0473 Vasto 0873
Messina 090 Vatican City 06
Milan 02 Venice 041
Modena 059 Verona 045
Monza 039 Vibo Valentia 0963
Naples 081 Vicenza 0444
Novara 0321 Viterbo 0761

Time Zone

United States time is 8 hours behind Italy time.

Italy has only one time zone. Central European Time (CET) is used as standard time, while Central European Summer Time (CEST) is observed when Daylight Saving Time (DST) is in force.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If calling to a landline in Italy: 011 + 39 + 2-4 Digit Area Code + Phone Number

If calling to a mobile in Italy: 011 + 39 + 10-Digit Mobile Phone Number

Press and hold the 0 (zero) button on your keypad, this will pull up the + symbol. Alternatively, you can use your country’s exit code for example 01139, if calling from the USA.

Here’s an example of calling to a landline or mobile:

011 + 39 + 2-4 Digit Area Code + Phone Number (Landline)

011 + 39 + 10-Digit Mobile Phone Number (Mobile)

Yes, this tells the phone carrier that you want to connect to an overseas number.