0161 842 Dialing Code

Manchester

Dialing Code 0161 842 is part of Area Code 0161, which covers Manchester and the surrounding area.

The majority of numbers in the 0161 Area Code belong to normal landlines in Manchester, but it is possible that these numbers are being used elsewhere as virtual numbers.

There are multiple telephone companies operating in the 0161 Area Code and they are allocated blocks of numbers, which can be identified by the digits following the Area Code. In this case, the digits 842 after the area code indicate that the range of numbers was originally allocated to Onvoy Communications Ltd. on 8 April 2022, although due to number portability, individual numbers within this range may now be allocated to other operators.

0161 area code information

Area Code: 0161
Location: Manchester
Dialing Code: 0161 842
Provider: Onvoy Communications Ltd.
Date range allocated: 8 April 2022
Call Costs: Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls: No
Local number length: 7
Number format: 0161 842 ####
International number format: +44 161 842 ####
Last code change: April 1995 from 061.