0116 is the area code for Leicester, Leicestershire, UK.
The 0116 dialling code also covers locations such as Birstall, Mountsorrel, Narborough, Syston, and Whetstone.
Dialling Leicester Phone Numbers from Overseas
To dial a phone number in Leicester from overseas:
- Dial the international access code for the country you are calling from (typically 00, 011, or +)
- Dial the country code for the United Kingdom (44)
- Dial the area code for Leicester without the first zero (116)
- Dial the phone number of the person/business
- Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 116 000 0000
Dialling Leicester Phone Numbers from the UK
To dial a telephone number in Leicester from within the UK use the area code 0116 plus the number. For example 0116 000 0000.
If calling a local phone number in Leicester from a landline that also has the area code 0116, the 0116 area code is not needed.
Time in Leicester
The time now in Leicester is . The date is .
The map below shows where Leicester is located.