Telephone numbers in the Czech Republic

Last updated
Czech Republic telephone numbers
Location
Country Czech Republic
Continent Europe
TypeClosed
Typical formatxxx xxx xxx
Access codes
Country calling code +420
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix none

Following the break-up of Czechoslovakia in 1993, the successor states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, continued to share the 42 country code until 28 February 1997, with the Czech Republic then adopting 420 and Slovakia adopting 421.

Contents

On September 22, 2002, the Czech Republic adopted a closed numbering plan, with nine-digit numbers used for local and national calls, and the dropping of the trunk code 0.

Before the change, the following arrangements would have been made for calls to Brno:

Local call:         xx xx xx xx National call:      05/xx xx xx xx International call: +420 5 xx xx xx xx

After the change, the dialing arrangements for calls to Brno were as follows:

Within Czech Republic:  5xx xxx xxx Outside Czech Republic: +420 5xx xxx xxx

In the case of mobile numbers, which had to be dialed in full, the only change was that the 0 was no longer used:

Within Czech Republic:  602 xxx xxx  Outside Czech Republic: +420 602 xxx xxx

Emergency calls (always toll-free)

Other Emergency Numbers:

Services Numbers

O2 offers several over-the-phone information services for a fee. Note that many of the services are offered only in Czech:

Info Line: Czech Number Directory  1180

Info Line: Foreign Number Directory  1181

Operator for changed numbers (re-numbering)  141 11

Information on air quality  141 10

Exact time  141 12

Weather  141 16

Medical Information  141 20

Operator for international phone calls  133 003

Prefixes

The first 1-3 digits (after +420) of the telephone number indicates location or network. For mobile phones, since there is number portability, the mobile phone code only indicates the original operator. For example, when a person calls a number starting with 73 (T-mobile) but had been ported to another operator, a short voice message in Czech and English is played stating "you are calling out of a T-mobile network" before the ringing tone.

Geographical

calling codesregionformer codes
2 Prague 02
31, 32 Central Bohemian Region
35 Karlovy Vary Region 017 Karlovy Vary
37 Plzeň Region 019 Plzeň
38, 39 South Bohemian Region 038 České Budějovice
41, 47 Ústí nad Labem Region 047 Ústí nad Labem
46 Pardubice Region 040 Pardubice
48 Liberec Region 048 Liberec
49 Hradec Králové Region 049 Hradec Králové
51, 53, 54 South Moravian Region 05 Brno
55, 59 Moravian-Silesian Region 069 Ostrava
56 Vysočina Region 066 Jihlava
57 Zlín Region 067 Zlín
58 Olomouc Region 068 Olomouc

Mobile networks

Institutional networks

These prefixes belong to the following networks:

Special pricing

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