Call Patna from UAE / Dubai

To make an international call to Patna, Bihar, India from Dubai and elsewhere in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), please follow the dialing steps shown below.

The same procedure applies whether you are calling Patna from anywhere in the United Arab Emirates, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah.

When calling Patna from the UAE, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a UAE 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.

Phone Number Format to Call Patna from the UAE / Dubai

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

Call Patna Landline Phone from UAE / Dubai

00  91   612  nnn nnnn 
access code
local number

Call Patna Mobile Phone from UAE / Dubai

00 91  9x nnn nnnnn *
access code
mobile number

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

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

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Call Patna from UAE / Dubai

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

1. Dial UAE / Dubai int'l access code / IDD:  00

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