Buenos Aires Basics

Buenos Aires Basics: Phone Calls in Buenos Aires

BA Basics

By | January 19, 2009 | Leave a comment

Regular landline phone numbers in Buenos Aires consist of the city code (11), followed by an 8-digit number.

Example: 11.1234.5678

Cell phone numbers consist of the code (15), followed by an 8-digit number.

Example: 15.1234.5678.

To call a landline in Argentina from outside the country, dial the country code (54), followed by the entire phone number with city code.

Example: 54.11.1234.5678.

To call a cell phone in Argentina from outside the country, dial the country code (54), followed by the number (9), followed by the city code (11), and then the 8-digit number.

Example: 54.9.11.1234.5678.

To make either international calls or calls to local cell phones from a Buenos Aires landline with limited service, buy an “Habla Más” card from your nearest kiosko, login to the service and then dial as if you are making a normal international call. This means that if you are trying to call a Buenos Aires cell phone with the “Habla Más” card, you will need to dial the cell phone as if you are calling from outside of the country as described above.

Useful country codes from around the world:

UK: 00-44-number Ireland: 00-353-number
US: 00-1-number Israel: 00-972-number
Canada: 00-1-number Italy: 00-39-number
France: 00-33-number Netherlands: 00-31-number
Australia: 00-66-number New Zealand: 00-64-number
Germany: 00-49-number South Africa: 00-27-number
Sweden: 00-46-number Belgium: 00-32-number
Bhutan: 00-975-number Finland: 00-358-number
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