Dialling code for South Africa
The dialling code for South Africa is +27.
When calling South Africa from the UK you must dial 0027 followed by the South Africa number in full.
When using our service to make cheap calls to South Africa, you need to:
- Dial the access number
- When you hear the voice prompt, dial the South Africa number starting with 0027
- When you have finished inputting the number, wait to be connected.
Best time to call South Africa from UK
The time in South Africa is 2 hours ahead the time in the UK (GMT +2). On that basis the best time to call South Africa is 8am until 7pm UK time. The whole of South Africa is covered by a single time zone so you don’t need to worry about which part of South Africa you are calling.
Travel Information (provided by the FCO)
South Africa Area Codes
|City||South Africa dialing codes from UK|
|Cape Town||0027 21|
|East London||0027 431|
|Port Elizabeth||0027 41|