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Call Chennai from South Korea
Follow these steps to make an international phone call from South Korea to Chennai, India.
Use the same procedure to make a call from Seoul, Pusan, Taegu, Incheon, or any other South Korea location.
When calling Chennai from South Korea, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a South Korea landline or mobile phone - although you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.
However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Chennai is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Chennai landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges may apply when calling to mobile phones in India.
Note that South Korea uses carrier-specific IDDs. Be sure to use the correct code for your carrier.
Call Chennai from South Korea: Dialing Codes
To make an international phone call from South Korea to Chennai, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:
Dial Chennai Landline Phone from South Korea
Dial Chennai Mobile Phone from South Korea
Click here for more on Chennai landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
* South Korea has multiple carrier-specific international access codes / IDDs. For example, '001' is the access code for KT. See below for other access codes.
Call Chennai from South Korea: Dialing Steps
Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from South Korea to a landline or mobile phone number in Chennai, India.
1. Dial South Korea carrier-specific IDD: 00xxx*
Use the international access code / IDD appropriate for your carrier.
Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.
2. Dial India country code: 91
3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number
If your Chennai destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 044 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.
4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone
Chennai landline numbers are 8-digits and require a separate 2-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 Chennai landline phone number...
a. Dial the 2-digit Chennai area code: 44
b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number: xxxx xxxx
6. If calling a Chennai mobile phone number...
Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number: 9x xxx xxxxx
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