Telephone Dialing Code

Country Dialing Code for Sri Lanka

Thinking of making a phone call to Sri Lanka and not sure what is the country dialing code for Sri Lanka or want to know the local telephone area codes of cities in Sri Lanka?

Use the links on this page to learn more about how to call a phone number in Sri Lanka.

Telephone Dialing Code Sri Lanka

How to Call a Sri Lankan Telephone Number from Abroad?

  • Country Dialing Code for Sri Lanka: 249
  • International Call Prefix to call from Sri Lanka: 0
  • Trunk Prefix of Local Phone Numbers in Sri Lanka: 0

    To call a phone number in Sri Lanka, simply:
    • 1. Dial the international access code for your country - (from North America you will need to dial 011; from the UK and other European countries, you will need to dial 00)
    • 2. Dial country code for Sri Lanka: 249
    • 3. Dial the phone number in Sri Lanka, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number

    To make a call to Landline Phone Number in Sri Lanka from Abroad, the dialling format should be:
    International Access Code - 249 - Area Code - Land Phone Number

    To make a call to Mobile Phone Number in Sri Lanka from Abroad, the dialling format should be:
    International Access Code - 249 - Mobile Phone Number

How to call Sri Lanka from Australia?

To call a telephone number in Sri Lanka from Australia, simply:
1. Dial International Access Code for Australia: 0011
2. Dial country code for Sri Lanka: 249
3. Dial the phone number in Sri Lanka, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number

How to call Sri Lanka from Canada?

To call a telephone number in Sri Lanka from Canada, simply:
1. Dial International Access Code for Canada: 011
2. Dial country code for Sri Lanka: 249
3. Dial the phone number in Sri Lanka, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number