How to call ITALY from Australia

Need help figuring out how to call your friends and family in Italy from Australia? You're in the right place.

When calling an Italian phone number, the country code of +39 needs to be entered, followed by the Italian area code and the local number to complete the call.

E.g., To dial an Italian number (02) 1234 5678 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +39 02 1234 5678

If calling from a landline, replace the + sign with 0011 followed by 39 (Italy's country code), then the Italian area code and local number.

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Grasping international dialling codes can initially appear challenging. Knowing the correct country and area codes is crucial for your call. 

In this guide, we've gathered all you need to know about calling Italy from Australia. Get ready to seamlessly connect with your loved ones worldwide with just a straightforward phone call!

  1. Enter the + on your dial pad.*
  2. Enter the Italy country code (39)
  3. Enter the Italian area code
  4. Enter the Italian local number

*Your phone automatically converts the "+" into the correct international exit code. This is great for international roaming and calling your contacts while abroad.

For example:

If you want to call Italy number (02) 1234 5678  from an Australian mobile you’d dial:


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  1. Enter the Australian exit code (0011).
  2. Enter Italy's country code (39).
  3. Enter the area code.
  4. Enter the local number.

If you want to call Italy number (02) 1234 5678 from an Australian landline, you’d dial:

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Australian Exit Code (0011)
This number allows you to call international numbers.

Italy country code (39)
The international code to dial into Italy.

Area code
Specific to a region within Italy, normally attached to the local number.

Local number
The specific telephone number you wish to call.

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