Call Charges

Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call and count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls. Calls to 0870 numbers cost 13p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge! Hidden Contact number is a call connection service and is in no way connected to the comapnies listed. The official phone number for the companies listed can be found on the offical websites or in the public domain.

Call charges and phone numbers

The cost of calling a phone number depends on the digits it starts with, your phone provider and whether you use a landline or mobile.

You may get free calls to some numbers as part of your call package. Check with your phone provider.

The costs below are approximate. Check with your phone provider to find out the actual cost, particularly if you’re calling from abroad. Calls from payphones can cost more.

Number starts withDescriptionCost from landlines per minute (approximate)Cost from mobiles per minute (approximate)
Geographic numbers for specific parts of the UKup to 12p3p to 45p
UK-wide numbersup to 12p3p to 45p
0500Freephone serviceFree7p to 40p
07Mobile numbers6p to 32p3p to 45p
070Personal or ‘follow me’ numbers regulated by PhonepayPlus 4p to 65p30p to £1.50
Freephone serviceFreeFree
Business rate numbers3p to 18p6p to 51p
0870Business rate numbers regulated by PhonepayPlus 3p to 24p6p to 57p
Business rate numbers regulated by PhonepayPlus 3p to 24p6p to 57p
09Premium rate numbers regulated by PhonepayPlus up to £3.71up to £4.04
101Police non-emergency number15p (total cost per call)15p (total cost per call)
111Non-emergency medical adviceFreeFree
112Emergency servicesFreeFree
116Freephone numbersFreeFree
118Directory enquiry numbers regulated by PhonepayPlus up to £3.71up to £4.04
999Emergency servicesFreeFree

Last updated: 2 March 2016