01206 Area Code

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.

01206 Area Code - Colchester Dialling Code
01206 Area Code – Colchester Dialling Code

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

Map showing location of Colchester