0116 is the area code for Leicester, Leicestershire, UK.
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 777 7777.
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.
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 44 116 777 7777
Time in Leicester
The time now in Leicester is . The date is .
The map below shows where Leicester is located.