01206 is the area code for Colchester, Essex, UK.
Dialling Colchester Phone Numbers from Overseas
To dial a phone number in Colchester 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 Colchester without the first zero (1206)
- Dial the phone number of the person/business
- Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 1206 111111
Dialling Colchester Phone Numbers from the UK
To dial a telephone number in Colchester from within the UK use the area code 01206 plus the number. For example 01206 111111.
If calling a local phone number in Colchester from a landline that also has the area code 01206, the 01206 area code is not needed.
Current Time in Colchester
The current time in Colchester and the UK is . The date is .
Map of Colchester
The map below shows the location of Colchester