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Cheap Calls to South Africa

Make cheap calls to South Africa from your mobile or landline

South Africa Flag Firstnumber lets you make cheap calls to South Africa so you can talk for longer with our cheap call rates. Simply dial the South Africa access code followed by the relevant area code and the number you would like to call.

Calls to a South African landline cost a mere 3p/min, while the price for a mobile call is 5p/min. See below for details on how to use the unique access number you will need to place a call to your friends, family or business associates down south.

South Africa International Call Options & Access Numbers

South Africa Country Dialling Code: 0027

firstnumber access numbers & rates
Available? Detail Access Number Rate Country Code
International Landline Calls Available South Africa | Landline 0844 972 9700 3p 0027
International Mobile Calls Available South Africa | Mobile 0844 906 9700 5p 0027
Additional 'In Country Rates' for South Africa
Available? Feature Details Access Number Rate

Make a Cheap Call from your Landline

  1. Dial the landline access number for South Africa.
  2. When prompted* dial the country code and the number you want to call.
  3. You will be connected.

* You can dial your destination number at any time during the prompt.

Make a Cheap Call from your Mobile

  1. From your mobile phone* dial the mobile access number for South Africa and press 'Send'.
  2. After the voice prompt dial the South Africa country code and the number you want to call (do not press 'Send' again)
  3. You will be connected.

* Please check with your mobile service provider Use the numbers alongside to check how much your service providers will charge you to call our access numbers if you are unsure.

Area Dialling Codes for South Africa

Also available from firstnumber for your guidance is a list of relevant area dialling codes for South Africa. Don't forget to dial the country dial code for South Africa (0027), then drop any numbers in brackets below from your number's area code before the number you want to dial.

City Dialling Code List for South Africa
Area Area Code Notes
Bethlehem (0)58 + 7 digits
Bisho (0)40 + 7 digits
Bloemfontein (0)51 + 7 digits
Cape Town (0)21 + 7 digits
Durban (0)31 + 7 digits
East London (0)43 + 7 digits
Ermelo (0)17 + 7 digits
Garden Route (0)44 + 7 digits
Graaff - Reinet (0)49 + 7 digits
Grahamstown (0)46 + 7 digits
Humansdorp (0)42 + 7 digits
Johannesburg (0)10 + 7 digits
Johannesburg (0)11 + 7 digits
Kimberley (0)53 + 7 digits
Kroonstad (0)56 + 7 digits
Ladysmith (0)36 + 7 digits
Malmesbury (0)22 + 7 digits
Middelburg (0)13 + 7 digits
Northern Cape (0)27 + 7 digits
Pietermaritzburg (0)33 + 7 digits
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (0)15 + 7 digits
Port Elizabeth (0)41 + 7 digits
Port Shepstone (0)39 + 7 digits
Potchefstroomt/ Klerksdorp (0)18 + 7 digits
Pretoria (0)12 + 7 digits
Queenstown (0)45 + 7 digits
Richards Bay (0)35 + 7 digits
Rustenburg (0)14 + 7 digits
Stanger (0)32 + 7 digits
Steynsburg (0)48 + 7 digits
Swellendam (0)28 + 7 digits
Umtata (0)47 + 7 digits
Upington (0)54 + 7 digits
Vereeniging (0)16 + 7 digits
Vryheid (0)34 + 7 digits
Welkom (0)57 + 7 digits
Worcester (0)23 + 7 digits
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Common Mobile Provider Support Numbers

Call your mobile service provider for pricing details on using our mobile access number (i.e. 0844 906 9700) with your provider.

Mobile service provider support numbers are:

  • O2: 0870 241 02 02
  • Virgin Mobile:
    • 789 from your mobile
    • 0845 6000 789 from a landline
  • Vodafone:
    • 191 from your mobile
    • 08700 700 191 from a landline
  • Orange:
    • 150 from your mobile
    • 07973 100 150 from a landline
  • T-Mobile:
    • 150 from your mobile
    • 0845 412 5000 from a landline
  • 3 Mobile:
    • 133 320 from your mobile