Call Kolkata from South Africa

Here are the dialing codes and steps for making an international call to Kolkata, India from South Africa.

Follow the same steps to call from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban, East Rand, or elsewhere in RSA.

When calling Kolkata from South Africa, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a South Africa landline or mobile phone - although you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.

However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Kolkata is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Kolkata landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges do apply when calling to mobile phones in India.

Call Kolkata from South Africa: Phone Number Formats

To make an international phone call from RSA to Kolkata, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:

Dial Kolkata Landline Phone from RSA

00  91   33  xxxx xxxx
access code
landline number

Call Kolkata Mobile Phone from RSA

00  91  9x xx xxxxxx
access code
mobile number

Click here for more on Kolkata landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

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Call Kolkata from South Africa: Dialing Procedure

Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from South Africa to a landline or mobile phone number in Kolkata, India.

1. Dial South Africa int'l access code / IDD:  00

Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.

2. Dial India country code:  91 

3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number

If your Kolkata destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 033 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.

4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone

Kolkata landline numbers are 8-digits and require a separate 2-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

5. If calling a Kolkata landline phone number...

a. Dial the 2-digit Kolkata area code:  33 

b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number:  xxxx xxxx

6. If calling a Kolkata mobile phone number...

Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number:  9x xxx xxxxx

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