how to call Hong Kong from Australia

Quick answer When calling a Hong Kong phone number, enter the country code of +852 and then the desired local or mobile number.

e.g - To dial the number in Hong Kong (852) 2330 0000 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +852 2330 0000.

If calling from a landline, replace the + sign with 0011 followed by 852 (the Hong Kong country code) and local number.

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Understanding international dialling codes can be quite tricky. You will need the country code and the area code. It also helps to have a plan with unlimited international calls. Even knowing when to remove a zero or add a + sign to the number can be a damn-right headache!

Thankfully, we’ve summarised everything you’ll need to know about calling Hong Kong from Australia. So read on and get dialling, the world is only a phone call away!


calling Hong Kong from an Australian mobile

  1. Enter the + on your dial pad.* This is usually done by holding down the 0 key
  2. Enter the country code for Hong Kong (852)
  3. Finally, enter the local number of your family or friend

* Your phone automatically converts the "+" into the correct international exit code (depending on what country the phone is being used). This allows callers to use the same stored number no matter what county they are in. This is a great feature if you’re travelling abroad, using international roaming and calling your contacts while abroad.

Also remember to remove the first 0 if the mobile number starts with 0

For example:

If you want to call a landline number in Hong Kong:

For example, 2330 0000 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +852 2330 0000

calling HK from a mobile, plus 852 country code, 23300000 local number

If you want to call a mobile number in Hong Kong:

For example, 9435 5543 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +852 9435 5543

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calling Hong Kong from an Australian landline

  1. Enter the Australian exit code (0011)
  2. Enter the country code for Hong Kong (852)
  3. Finally, enter the local number of your family or friend

Also remember to remove the first 0 if the mobile number starts with 0

For example:

If you want to call a landline number in Hong Kong:

For example, 2330 0000 from an Australian landline, you’d dial: 0011 852 2330 0000

calling HK from a landline, 0011 exit code, 852 country code, 2330000 local number

If you want to call a mobile number in Hong Kong:

For example, 9435 5543 from an Australian landline, you’d dial: 0011 852 9435 5543

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calling codes from Hong Kong explained

Australian exit code (0011)

This number dials you out of Australia, allowing you to call international numbers. It is the same number no matter where you call in the world.

country code for Hong Kong (852)

This is the international code to dial into Hong Kong.

area code for Hong Kong

Hong Kong does not require an area code to dial into specific areas of the country.

Local number

This is the telephone number you want to call.


area codes in Hong Kong

There is no area code needs to be added when calling a Hong Kong number.