Calling Italy from the U.S.1. Dial the International access code (011 in the U.S.)
2. Dial 39, the country code for Italy
3. Dial the 2-4 digit area code
4. Dial the 4-8 local number
5. 011 39 02 xxx – xxx - xx
Calling Italy from Italy
For all domestic calls dial the area code and number. Calling from Rome to Milan simply dial 02 – xxx – xxxx. The area code is always needed in Italy even when calling from Rome to a Rome number.
Calling an Italian Cell Phone
Cell phones do not have to be prefixed with a 0. Rather than area codes cell phones use a 3 digit cellular prefix that begin with a 3. When calling from the U.S. to an Italian cell phone dial 011 – 39 – 3xx – xxx – xxx. When calling a cell phone from Italy to Italy dial 3xx – xxx – xxx.
1. Dial the International access code for Italy – 00 Calling the U.S. from Italy
Calling the U.S. from Italy
2. Dial the country code for the U.S. – 1
3. Dial the area code for the city you want to call (Chicago) – 312
4. Finally dial the phone number
5. 001 – 312 – xxx – xxxx