Call Patna from Singapore

To make an international call to Patna, Bihar, India from Singapore, please follow the dialing steps shown below.

Use the same dialing codes and procedure for all Singapore locations.

When calling Patna from Singapore, it makes no difference whether you are calling from an Singapore landline or mobile phone - but, you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your calling plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.

However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Patna is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Patna landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges apply when calling to India mobile phones.

Note that Singapore has a fairly complicated approach to IDDs with specific carriers and even specific calling plans having unique codes. See details below.

Phone Number Format to Call Patna from Singapore

To make an international phone call to Patna from Singapore, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:

Call Patna Landline Phone from Singapore

xxxx**  91   612  nnn nnnn 
access code
local number

Call Patna Mobile Phone from Singapore

xxxx** 91  9x nnn nnnnn *
access code
mobile number

* See note below about '8x' series mobile numbers

** In Singapore, specific carriers and service plans have unique IDDs - see details below. All calls to Malaysia via all carriers use the prefix 020 without the Malaysia country code.

Click here for more on Patna landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

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Call Patna from Singapore

Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from Singapore to a landline or mobile phone number in Patna, Bihar, India.

1. Dial Singapore carrier- or plan-specific IDD:  xxxx

The following is a partial list of IDDs and their associated service plans (if any) for the most popular Singapore carriers. Most IDDs are 3-digits long, some are 4-digits.

Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.

Carrier Carrier access code
SingTel 001 - IDD001
012 - FaxPlus
013 - BudgetCall
019 - v019
StarHub 008 - IDD008
018 - IDD018
M1 002 - Premier IDD
021 - IDD021
Zone1511 1511
Calls to Malaysia (all carriers) 020*

* Calls to Malaysia do not require use of a country code.

2. Dial India country code:  91 

3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number

If your Patna destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 0 612 454 8180 or 0 94 631 23456, delete the '0'.

4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone

Patna landline numbers are 7-digits and require a separate 3-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

5. If calling a Patna landline phone number...

a. Dial the 3-digit Patna area code:  612 

b. Dial a 7-digit local subscriber number:  nnn nnnn 

6. If calling a Patna mobile phone number...

Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number:  9x nnn nnnnn 

NOTE: In addition to '9x' series mobile numbers, India now also issues '8x' series mobile numbers in the same 10-digit format:  8x nnn nnnnn.

Confusingly, the area codes used for landline numbers in some areas also start with '8x'. An example is Bangalore which uses area code '80'. But where landline '8x' area codes are tied to a specific region, mobile '8x' numbers can be issued for any location nationally.

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For more information on Singapore phone numbers, check the Singapore National Numbering Plan [large pdf] published by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

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