0161 is the area code for Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK.
The code also covers areas such as Altrincham, Bury, Oldham, Salford, and Stockport.
Dialling Manchester Phone Numbers from the UK
To dial a telephone number in Manchester from within the UK use the area code 0161 plus the number. For example 0161 888 8888.
If calling a local phone number in Manchester from a landline that also has the area code 0161, the 0161 area code is not needed.
Dialling Manchester Phone Numbers from Overseas
To dial a phone number in Manchester 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 Manchester without the first zero (161)
- Dial the phone number of the person/business
- Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 161 888 8888
Current Time in Manchester
The current time in Manchester and the UK is . The date is .
Map of Manchester
The map below shows the location of Manchester.