0131 is the area code for Edinburgh, Lothian, UK.
Dialling Edinburgh Phone Numbers from the UK
To dial a telephone number in Edinburgh from within the UK use the area code 0131 plus the number. For example 0131 444 4444.
If calling a local phone number in Edinburgh from a landline that also has the area code 0131, the 0131 area code is not needed.
Dialling Edinburgh Phone Numbers from Overseas
To dial a phone number in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh without the first zero (131)
- Dial the phone number of the person/business
- Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 131 444 4444
Time in Edinburgh
The time now in Edinburgh is . The date is .
The map below shows where Edinburgh is located.