How to Call Germany Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+49 is the country calling code assigned to Germany by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated by the Federal Network Agency of the German Government.

So if you’re calling Germany, the number should start with:

+49 160-5556-417

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Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Germany’s telephone numbers are made up of 9-13 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Germany using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+operator code+6-8-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Germany include Berlin (30), Cologne (221) and Leipzig (341).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Berlin +49 (30) 1234 5678
Cologne +49 (221) 1234 5678
Leipzig +49 (341) 123 456

So if you’re making a call to Berlin from Australia, dial +49 30 1234 5678.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Germany.

4G coverage

LTE connection is moderately available across the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

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Top Mobile SIM network in Germany

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Germany:

02 Mobile

T-Mobile

Vodafone Mobile

Top apps used to communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in Germany:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Instagram

Instagram

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 2 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Germany:

ambulance service

112 for fire, ambulance service, national emergency number

police

110 for police

Best Time to Call Germany:

Germany observes Central European Summer Time (CEST) throughout using the time offset of UTC+02.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Germany from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Germany 6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
5:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
7:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
3:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
2:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Germany 7:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
6:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
5:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
8:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
3:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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