How to Call Sweden Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+46 is the country calling code assigned to Sweden by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Swedish Numbering Plan for Telephony, created by the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) of the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden.

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

+46 123-4567-890

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Other Important Information about Sweden

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come after the country and area codes of a telephone number. Sweden’s telephone numbers are made up of 12 to 13 numbers split into groups of 2 or 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Sweden using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Sweden include Stockholm (8), Gothenburg (31) and Malmö (40).

Country Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Stockholm +45 (8) 1234 5678
Gothenburg +46 (31) 1234 5678
Malmö +46 (40) 1234 5678

So if you’re making a call to Stockholm, dial +46 11 1234 5678.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Sweden.

4G coverage

LTE connection is widely available across the country, but coverage quality depends highly 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. 
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Top mobile SIM network in Sweden

Here are top mobile SIM networks in Sweden:

3 Tre

Net4Mobility

TeliaSonera

Top apps used to communicate

Here are top apps mostly used for communication in Sweden:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the four most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Sweden:

ambulance service

102 for ambulance service

fire

101 for fire

police

100 for police

warning

112 for the national emergency number.

Best time to call Sweden:

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

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Sweden 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

Sweden 7:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Queensland, New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Western Australia
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) South Australia, Northern Territory and the town of Broken Hill in western New South Wales
6:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) Norfolk Island
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 Islands
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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