How to Call Long Distance to France

Making a long-distance call to France can be complicated when you consider the unique country code, area codes and individual phone numbers that must be accurately dialed to connect. Making such a call can be considerably easier if you know the proper dialing procedures. Make sure you have the correct phone number before attempting an expensive international telephone call.

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Know the correct country code and area codes for France before attempting to call a French phone number.

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Dial your country's long-distance code. The United States code is 011.

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Press France's country code, which is 33.

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Drop the zero from the 10-digit French phone number you are trying to connect with and enter the subsequent nine numbers.

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Wait for the phone call to connect.