How to Call Norway from the U.S.

Call Norway from the USA without a million maddening steps.

Calling cards with complicated dialing instructions for international calls seem to take forever. Use this “How To Call Norway” blog post to make your calling to Norway a breeze.

To call Norway from the U.S., just follow these basic dialing instructions:

    • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
    • Next dial 47, the Norway country code.
    • Then dial the 8-digit phone number.
    • The dialing format should look like this:


011 + 47 + XXXX XXXX

Need more help with how to call Norway?

Here is a list of some major cities and their calling codes:

Alesund 7
Hamar 62
Oslo 2
Arendal 37
Harstad 77
Porsgrunn-Skien 35
Bergen 5
Haugesund 5
Stavanger 5
Bodo 7
Kristiansand 38
Tonsberg 33
Drammen 3
Larvik 33
Trondheim 7
Halden 69
Moss 69
Tromso 77

Look, there are plenty of reasons to call Norway from USA – whether it’s urgent news or just polite chit chat, that’s up to you. Whatever the case, you should be able to reach whoever you want in Norway whenever you want without wondering if the call will be dropped or if you can even afford to make that call to Norway! Lucky for you, there’s Vonage World®.

Get your most trusted in Trondheim on the Vonage World train with you!

The shortest distance from point Alesund to point Bergen is with a Vonage World line. Vonage World operates via our VoIP server, called the Vonage Box™, that will allow you to make unlimited¹ calls to landlines in Norway. If you need to call a cell phone, Vonage makes that call for much lower rates than other VoIP or traditional phone line providers. The Vonage Box also allows you to travel ANYWHERE ON EARTH and keep your phone number, simply by bringing the box with you. And if you’re not yet a Vonage customer, we can transfer your number over at no extra cost. The Vonage Box comes at no charge – not for the equipment, not for the activation or, if you live in the U.S., for the delivery. The Vonage Box is also a very sturdy unit, noted for its durability and strength, much like the Norwegian people. You might almost say they’re built fjord tough. (wink)

You can also sign up your loved ones for a Vonage World account, then ship a Vonage Box² all for them. Now you both will have the same U.S.-based area code, so you can enjoy calling Norway from United States, and they can make unlimited¹ calls to mobiles/cellphones, as well as landlines in the U.S. whenever they want. Skip the absurdly high long distance rates and check out Vonage World today. Oh and one last thing: ALL calls made from one Vonage customer to another are free. Just make sure you have a high-speed Internet connection, and you’re ready to start calling Norway. Go ahead, put those calling cards to Norway on ice.

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For a free, hi-def audio quality international calling app that was designed specifically for use with Android™ and iPhone® devices, check out Vonage Mobile®.

¹Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

²You sign up for an additional account and remain responsible for all charges and activity on each account, as well as shipping for the adapter and for compliance with the laws of the country outside of the U.S. where the Vonage adapter may be used. Vonage customer support is in English and Spanish only. Vonage 911 service does not operate outside the U.S.