Dialling Rules

Calling rules to, from and within Mexico can be tricky, here’s a simple guide.

Call Mexico from the US & Canada

  • To call a landline, dial 011-52-(10 digits phone number)
  • To call a cellular, dial 011-52-1-(10 digits cellphone number)

Area codes are two or three digits.

Calling in Mexico

  • To call a local landline: Dial the 8 digits phone number
  • To call a local cellphone from a landline: 044-(10 digits cellphone number)
  • To call a local cellphone from a cellphone: (10 digits cellphone number)
  • To make a long distance call to a land line: 01-(10 digits phone number)
  • To make a long distance call to a cellphone: 045-(10 digits cellphone number)


Call US & Canada from Mexico

  • Dial (001)-(Area Code)-(7 digits number)


Call a 1-800 number from Mexico

  • For a 1-800 number, dial 001-880-(7 digits number)
  • For a 1-888 number, dial 001-881-(7 digits number)
  • For a 1-877 number, dial 001-882-(7 digits number)
  • For a 1-866 number, dial 001-881-(7 digits number)


To send text messages from Mexico

  • To Mexico: You send the SMS to the 10 digits cellphone number
  • To US/Canada: You must add 001 before the 10 digits cellphone number

To send text messages from US & Canada to Mexico

  • You send the SMS to +52-1-(10 digits cellphone number)

Common area codes in Mexico

Acapulco

744

Guadalupe

81

Reynosa

899

Aguascalientes

449

Guanajuato

473

Rosarito Beach

661

Apodaca

81

Hermosillo

662

Salamanca

464

Cabo San Lucas

624

Irapuato

462

Saltillo

844

Campeche

981

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

755

San Luis Potosi

444

Cancun

998

Ixtapaluca

55

San Nicolas de los Garza

81

Celaya

461

Jiutepec

777

Tampico

833

Chihuahua

614

La Paz

612

Tapachula

962

Chimalhuacan

55

Leon

477

Tecate

665

Cihuatlan

315

Los Mochis

668

Tepic

311

Ciudad Jimenez

629

Manzanillo

314

Tijuana

664

Ciudad Juarez

656

Matamoros

868

Tlalnepantla de Baz

55

Ciudad Lopez Mateos

55

Mazatlan

669

Tlaquepaque

33

Ciudad Obregon

644

Mexicali

686

Tlaxcala

246

Ciudad Victoria

834

Mexico City

55

Toluca

722

Coatzacoalcos

921

Merida

999

Tonala

33

Colima

312

Monclova

866

Torreon

871

Comitan

963

Monterrey

81

Tulum

984

Cordoba

271

Morelia

443

Tuxtla Gutierrez

961

Cuautitlan Izcalli

55

Naucalpan

55

Uruapan

452

Cuernavaca

777

Nezahualcoyotl

55

Valparaiso

457

Culiacan

667

Nuevo Laredo

867

Veracruz

229

Durango

618

Oaxaca

951

Villahermosa

993

Ecatepec

55

Pachuca

771

Xalapa-Enriquez

228

Ensenada

646

Playa del Carmen

984

Zacatecas

492

General Escobedo

81

Puebla

222

Zamora

351

Gomez Palacio

871

Puerto Vallarta

322

Zapopan

33

Guadalajara

33

Queretaro

442

Zitacuaro

715