How to call Greece phone numbers?

Country phone codes

+30 is the country calling code assigned to Greece by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Law 4070 of 2012 created by the Ministry of Digital Governance of the Greek Government.

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

+30 21-1234-567

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Other Important Information about Greece

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Greece’s telephone numbers are made up of 11-12 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Greece using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Greece include Athens (21), Central Macedonia and Florina (23) and West Greece (26).

Country Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Athens +30 (21) 1234 567
Thessaloniki +30 (231) 1234 567
Patras +30 (261) 1234 567

So if you’re making a call to Athens, dial +30 21 1234 567.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Greece.

4G coverage

LTE 4G connection is readily available across the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
We know how difficult it can be to be far from home and the family for a long time. We can only wish to talk to them non-stop day and night. But we also know that the more we spend time with calls and texts overseas, the bigger the expenses can get. Read more

Top mobile SIM network in Greece

Here are top mobile SIM networks in Greece:

Cosmote Mobile

Vodafone Mobile

Wind Mobile

Top apps used to communicate

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

WhatsApp

Viber

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 4 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Greece:

ambulance service

166 for ambulance service

fire

199 for fire

police

100 for police

warning

112 for the national emergency number.

Best time to call Greece

Greece observes Eastern European Time using the time offset of UTC+02.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Greece from the following time zones…

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Greece 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 the 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

Greece 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, New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
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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