01224 Area Code

The 01224 area code is a telephone area code used in the city of Aberdeen in Scotland, UK.

The code is also used by surrounding towns and villages. These include Bucksburn, Cults, Dyce, Peterculter, Kingswells, Westhill, and Portlethen.

If you have received a call from a number with a 01224 area code, it is likely that the call has come from a business or home landline based in the Aberdeen area.

However, it is important to note that it is also possible for businesses to purchase 01224 numbers without having a physical presence in Aberdeen. This means that a call from a 01224 number may not necessarily be from a local business or individual.

Some businesses may choose to use a 01224 number for marketing or branding purposes, even if they are not physically located in the Aberdeen area.

Dialling Aberdeen Phone Numbers from Overseas

To dial a phone number in Aberdeen from overseas:

  • Dial the international access code for the country you are calling from (typically 00, 011, or +)
  • Dial the United Kingdom country code (44)
  • Dial the area code for Aberdeen without the first zero (1224)
  • Dial the phone number of the person or business.
  • Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 1224 999 999

Dialling Aberdeen Phone Numbers from the UK

To dial a telephone number in Aberdeen from within the UK, use the area code 01224 plus the number. For example, 01224 999 999.

Aberdeen is one of several locations in the UK with mandatory dialling. This means that when calling a local number in Aberdeen, you must include the 01224 area code in addition to the local phone number.

Other areas with mandatory dialling are Bournemouth (01202), Brighton (01273), Bradford (01274), Middlesbrough (01642), and Milton Keynes (01908).

Most UK dialling codes only need to be included when calling from outside the local area.

01224 Area Code - Aberdeen Dialling Code
01224 Area Code – Aberdeen Dialling Code

Time in Aberdeen

If you are making a call to a number in Aberdeen, it is important to be aware of the current time in the city and the UK to ensure that you are calling at an appropriate time.

The current time in Aberdeen and the UK is . The date is .

This information is important to keep in mind, especially if you are calling from a different time zone or if you need to schedule a call at a specific time. It is always a good idea to check the time difference between your location and Aberdeen, especially if you need to make a call at a specific time.

Information about UK time can be found here.

Aberdeen Map

The map below shows where Aberdeen is located.

Map showing location of Aberdeen

About Aberdeen

Aberdeen, often referred to as the “Granite City,” is a vibrant and historical city located in North East Scotland. The city is known for its stunning architecture made of locally-sourced granite, and for its connection to the North Sea oil industry. The city has a lot to offer visitors, from shopping and entertainment to parks and museums, making it an excellent destination for those looking to explore Scotland.

Union Street, the city’s main thoroughfare, is also a popular shopping destination, with a mix of independent and chain stores. Union Square is a large shopping centre offering a variety of high street and designer brands.

For those looking to enjoy the outdoors, the city has a range of parks to choose from. Duthie Park is one of the most popular. It was donated to the city by Lady Duthie in 1881 and has since been lovingly restored to its former Victorian glory. Visitors to the park can enjoy a range of activities and attractions, including play areas, lakes, fountains, a rockery, and a cafe. The park is also home to the internationally renowned David Welch Winter Gardens, which feature a variety of exotic plants from around the world.

His Majesty’s Theatre is a large theatre designed by celebrated architect Frank Matcham. It opened in December 1906 and hosts a variety of events, including plays, musicals, concerts, and comedy shows.

The Aberdeen Maritime Museum explores the city’s long-standing connection to the North Sea and the oil industry. The Aberdeen Art Gallery is also worth a visit. Its collection includes works by Monet and Renoir.

The city is also home to two universities, the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University, both of which have campuses in the city centre.

Fans of sports will enjoy a trip to Pittodrie, the home of one of Scotland’s best football teams, Aberdeen FC.

For those looking to explore beyond the city, there are a range of options available. Aberdeen Airport is conveniently located just a short distance from the city centre. The city is well-connected by ferry to a number of destinations, including the Orkney and Shetland Islands. The stunning Cairngorms National Park is just a short drive away.