How to call Chicago from Australia?

Question: How do I call Chicago from Australia? The number I want to call is (312)-787-xxxx.

To call Chicago from Australia:

  1. Dial the Australian exit code ‘0011’.
  2. Dial the American country code ‘1’.
  3. Dial the local phone number.

To call this phone number from Australia you would dial 0011-1-312-787-xxxx.

‘0011’ is the exit code to reach the international switchboard from an Australian phone.

‘1’ is the country code for the United States.

‘312’ is an area code within the U.S. phone network, specifically for Chicago and northern Illinois.

The rest of the phone number is the standard format for an American phone number.

For more on how to call Chicago, Illinois, and the U.S.A. please see our page on “how to call the United States.”