How to call Mexico from the US

This is how to call Mexico from the US: dial 011 + 52 + phone number in Mexico.

Here is an explanation for each part of the number above:

  • in general you need to dial 011 to make a call from the US to another country before entering the phone number
  • the country code of Mexico is +52 (0052)
  • finally you enter the phone number in Mexico
    • if it’s a landline then you will need to enter the area code (see list below) followed by the number
    • if it’s mobile number you just enter the phone number

A list of 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

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