Map of the 0117 Bristol STD dialling Area Code
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The Bristol 0117 Area Code (Bristol Dialling Code)

The 0117 area code is a 3 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bristol area.

The local telephone numbers within the 0117 are 7 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bristol area code is (0117) [x][x][x] [x][x][x][x].

Where is the 0117 Area Code?

The Bristol 0117 dialling code intersects the counties of Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 0117 Bristol dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 0117 Bristol dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 0117 dialling code.

Phoning the 0117 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (117).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada01144117
Europe0044117
Australia001144117

Origins of the 0117 Bristol Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0272.

the historic mnemonic code for the 0117 area was BR2. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and R in BRistol. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 7 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the Bristol area code
An old rotary dial for the Bristol area code.
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Map of the 0117 Bristol dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 0117 Bristol phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 0117 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the Bristol area code
Map of the Bristol area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Bristol 0117 dialling Code

Bitton
Bristol
Dundry
Filton
Keynsham
Pucklechurch
Whiteshill
Wick (South Gloucestershire)

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Bristol 0117 dialling Code

BEDMINSTER NEW TE (SSBED)
DOWNEND TE (SSDOW)
EASTVILLE TE (SSEAV)
FISHPONDS NEW TE (SSFIS)
HENBURY TE (SSHEN)
BRISTOL NORTH TE (SSNOR)
BRISTOL CTE (SSRED)
BRISTOL SOUTH TE (SSSOU)
BRISTOL WEST TE (SSWES)
AVONMOUTH TE (SSAVO)
BISHOPSWORTH TE (SSBIS)
BRISTOL EASTON TE (SSEAS)
KEYNSHAM TE (SSKEY)
STOKE BISHOP TE (SSSTO)
WESTBURY-ON-TRYM TE (SSWOT)
ABSON TE (SSABS)