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Canada Direct Long Distance Calling - Access Numbers

Use these access numbers to call long distance from over 130 countries back to Canada, or call from one overseas country to another.

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TELUS Canada Direct® Long Distance Calling Access Numbers

Looking for the latest Canada Direct®* access numbers to call long distance from over 130 countries back to Canada, or call from one overseas country to another? You're in the right spot.

By calling one of these numbers and using your TELUS Business Calling Card, you can save money on long distance rates. Your long distance calls are placed efficiently by clear automated voice prompts, and a bilingual Canadian operator is always available to assist you.

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Country Numbers
See Symbols Legend
Antigua 1-800-744-2580
Argentina 0-800-222-1004
800-888-3868
Australia 1-800-551-177 ,
1-800-881-150
Austria 0-800-200-217
Azores See Portugal
Bahamas 1-800-463-0501
Bahrain 80000-100
Balearic Islands See Spain
Barbados 1-800-744-2580
Belarus (Mogilev,Gomel,Vitebsk,
Grodno,Brest,Minsk)
8 800-111
Belgium 0-800-100-19 ,
0-800-700-19
Belize (hotels) 558,
(payphones) 816
Bermuda 1-800-744-2580
Bolivia 800-10-0101
Brazil 0800-890-0014
(operator assistance
not available)
Brunei 800-010
Bulgaria 00-800-1359
50 BG Leva per call will be charged from the domestic carrier in addition to the long distance charges
Canada 1-800-646-0000
Canary Islands See Spain
Cayman Islands 1-800-744-2580
Chatham Islands See New Zealand
Chile 800-360-280 ,
800-800-226
China for Northern provinces (includes Shandong, Henan, Liaonin, Heilongjiang and Jilin and such cities as Beijing and Tianjing)
(from all major cities) 108-718
for Southern provinces (includes Jinagsu, Zhejiang, Fujian , Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunam, Hubei, Anhui, Sichuan, Tibat, Xinjiang and Shanghai. Some of the major cities are Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hangzhou)
(from all major cities) 108-186
Christmas Islands See Australia
Colombia 1-800-9-19-0057
Corsica Island See France
Costa Rica 0-800-015-1161
Croatia 0-800-22-0101
Cyprus 800-9-0012
Czech Republic 800-001-115
Denmark 80-01-00-11
Dominica 1-800-744-2580
Dominican Republic 1-800-333-0111
No access from Tricom network
Ecuador 1-999-175
Egypt 02-365-3643,
(Cairo) 365-3643
Elba Island See Italy
Estonia 0-800-12011
Fiji 004-890-1005
A charge may be applicable from hotels.
A 10-second delay may be experienced
to access Canada Direct Service.
Finland 0-800-110-011
France 0-800-99-00-16 ,
0-800-99-02-16
French Guyana 0-800-99-00-16

Gabon 00 012
Germany 0-800-888-0014
Ghana 0-19-233
Greece 00-800-1611
Grenada 1-800-744-2580
Guadeloupe 0-800-99-00-16
Guam 1-888-788-1005
Guatemala 9999-198
Guyana 0161, (Georgetown) 161
Haiti 161
Hong Kong 800-96-1100
An international credit card is required to
activate the phone card but is not debited.
Hotels may charge for calls.
Hungary 06-800-01211
Iceland 800-9010

India 000167
Calls may be charged as though
from a mobile phone.

Indonesia 008-801-16 ,
001-801-16
Calls may be charged as though
from a mobile phone.
Iran symbol found in Teheran at the Hotels
Azadi and Esteghlal and at the Teheran Airport
Ireland 1-800-555001
Israel 1-80-9494-105 ,
1-80-9205-140
Service is charged as a mobile call from hotels.
Service not available from Palestinian territories.
Italy 800-172-213
Hotels may apply a surcharge on calls
Ivory Coast 00-1100
Jamaica 1-800-222-0016, (hotels) 876
Japan 00539-161 , 0066-55-161
Public coin and card phone is identified by green or gray color provided by NTT. Dedicated phones are identified by red colour with "001 IC Global Phone" logo by KDDI. A minimum of 10 or 100 yen is required for coin phone
Kenya 0-800-2201-14
Korea (South) 00722-015
Lebanon 01-423-935
Lithuania 8-800-9-0004
Luxembourg 800-2-0119
Hotels may apply a surcharge on calls.
Macao 0-800-100
Madeira See Portugal
Malaysia 1-800-800-017
Malta 800-90150
Martinique 0-800-99-00-16
Mauritius 01-110
Mexico 01-800-123-0200 ,
01-800-121-1994
When calling from a public payphone,
use one marked LADATEL or Telmex.
Monaco 800-90016
Montserrat 1-800-744-2580
Morocco 00-211-0010
Surcharge may be added to calls placed
from payphones, hotels and residences.
Netherlands 0-800-022-9116
If using a public phone, use one
marked KPN.
New Zealand 000919
Nicaragua 1-800-0168
Northern Ireland See United Kingdom
Norway 800-19-111
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Pakistan 00-800-15-001
Panama 00-800-0119
Paraguay 008-14-800
Peru 800-502-90
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Philippines

10 10 55 1400

Canada Direct service is available through
all network providers, except GlobeTelecom.
Operator assistance not available.

Poland 0 0-800-111-4118
A charge may be applied by hotels.
A debit card is required to activate
card phones and will be debited after
the call. Token phones will charge a
fee per call.
Portugal 800-800-122
Puerto Rico 1-800-496-7123
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Calls from mobile phones will be
charged airtime.
Reunion Island 0-800-99-0016
Romania 080803 5000
operator assistance is not available
Russia (Moscow) 755-5045 ,
(outside Moscow, long distance
charges to Moscow apply)
8095-755-5045 , 810-800-110-1012

Cities/areas where Canada Direct
service is available from:
Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara,
Rostov on Don, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk,
Khabarovsk, Saratov, Volgograd,
Orenburg, Chita, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Saint Barthélemy See Guadeloupe
St. Kitts & Nevis 1-800-744-2580
Saint Lucia 1-800-744-2580
Saint Martin See Guadeloupe
Saint Vincent 1-800-744-2580
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
San Marino See Italy
Scotland See United Kingdom
Senegal 810-3074
Singapore 8000-100-100
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
South Africa 0-800-99-0014
Spain 900-99-0015
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Sri Lanka Rest of country 01-430077
Colombo: 43-00-77
St. Pierre et Miquelon 0-800-99-00-16
Sweden 020-799-015
Service available from Card Phones only.
Switzerland 0-800-558-330
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Syria 0811
Taiwan 00-801-120-012
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Tasmania See Australia
Thailand 1-800-0-001-50
Trinidad & Tobago (hotels) 1-800-744-3501,
(seaports) 22
Turkey 0 811 288 0014
Turks & Caicos 01-800-744-2580
Service only available from hotels who install a dedicated line for Canada Direct service

Ukraine 00-017
United Arab Emirates 0-800-141
Effective January 1, 2004, an access fee of 0.90Dh will be charged per call by the local telephone company
United Kingdom 0-800-559-3141 ,
0-800-096-0634
United States 1-800-646-0000
Uruguay 000-419
Vatican City See Italy
Venezuela 0-800-100-1100
Vietnam 1201-1010
Virgin Islands (British) 1-800-744-2580
Service only available from hotels that install a dedicated line for Canada Direct service
Virgin Islands (US) 1-800-496-0008
Hotels may apply a surcharge per call.
Wales See United Kingdom
Zimbabwe 00-897
Symbols Legend
Wait for a second dial tone.
Service available on dedicated phones that display the Canada Direct® symbol.
Service only available on public pay phones.
Service only available on public card phones.
Public phones may require coins or phone card.
Service not available from pay phones.
Service available from Pulsar phones without inserting a phone card
Service available from dedicated phones at airports, seaports, post offices and selected hotels.
Service is available only on International Direct Dial (IDD) phones.
Country-to-country calling available from this country to locations within this country or to most other countries (some restrictions may apply). Check the country-to-country rates with the Canada Direct® operator for calls to other countries.
When using a payphone use those marked Rostelecom