How to Call Thailand Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+66 is the country calling code assigned to Thailand by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Act on Organisation to Assign Radio Frequency and to Regulate the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Services of 2010 created by the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications of the Thai Government

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

+66 1-234-5678

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Other Important Information about Thailand

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Thailand’s telephone numbers are made up of 9-10 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Thailand using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+6-7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Thailand include Bangkok (2), Chiang Mai (52) and Phuket (76)

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Bangkok +66 (2) 123 4567
Chiang Mai +66 (52) 123 4567
Phuket +66 (76) 123 4567

So if you’re making a call to Bangkok, dial +66 2 123 4567.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Thailand.

4G coverage

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. 
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Top Mobile SIM network in Thailand

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Thailand:

AIS Mobile

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Top apps used to communicate

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

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Instagram

Instagram

Emergency phone numbers

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

ambulance service

1669 for ambulance service

fire

199 for fire

police

191 for police

warning

911 for the national emergency number.

Best Time to Call Thailand

Thailand observes Indochina Time using the time offset of UTC+7.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Thailand from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Thailand 12:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
10:00am – 10:00pm UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
11:30am – 11:30pm UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
9:00am – 9:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
8:30am – 8:30pm 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

Thailand 1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
12:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
10:00am – 10:00pm UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
11:30am – 11:30pm UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
9:00am – 9:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
8:30am – 8:30pm UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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