Area Codes for Toronto, Ontario

There are two area codes actively in use in the Toronto metropolitan area, including: 416, 647, 905, 289. These area codes cover Toronto proper as well as surrounding locations such as Brampton, Hamilton, Markham, Mississauga, and Richmond Hill. See below for details.

In Toronto, area codes are always included in written telephone numbers and area codes must be dialed for all calls, even for local calling. All Canada phone numbers are 10-digits total, including a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit local subscriber number.

Toronto area code information:

Toronto area codes:
416, 647, 905, 289

Area codes are used to route phone calls to a specific geographic area within a country. All area codes in Canada are exactly 3-digits long.

In the past, a given region often had just one area code. Nowadays, many cities and towns in denser urban areas have 2 or more area codes.

To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a Toronto landline or mobile phone, you need to dial the appropriate 3-digit area code, followed by a 7-digit local subscriber number.

If you don't have a fully specified 10-digit phone number, including area code, you will not be able to complete an inbound call.

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Area Codes Used In & Near Toronto, Ontario

There are several area codes used in Toronto and nearby suburbs.

Here are the area codes in use for greater Toronto metro area.

Toronto Area Codes

Area Codes Main Locations
Covers the city of Toronto and nearby locations, including East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and York
Covers suburbs surrounding Toronto. Towns include Ajax-Pickering, Brampton, Burlington, Hamilton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara Falls, Oakville, Oshawa, Pickering, Richmond Hill, St. Catharines-Thorold, Thornhill, Unionville, Welland.

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Area Codes for Towns in Toronto Area

Here are the area codes for the 30 or so largest cities and towns in and around Toronto, Ontario (in alpha order).

LocationArea Code(s)
Ajax area code 905 / 289
Barrie area code 705
Brampton area code 905 / 289
Brantford area code 519 / 226
Burlington area code 905 / 289
Clarington area code 905 / 289
East York area code 416 / 647
Etobicoke area code 416 / 647
Guelph area code 519 / 226
Hamilton area code 905 / 289
Kitchener area code 519 / 226
London area code 519 / 226
Markham area code 905 / 289
Mississauga area code 905 / 289
Newmarket area code 905 / 289
Niagara Falls area code 905 / 289
North York area code 416 / 647
Oakville area code 905 / 289
Oshawa area code 905 / 289
Peterborough area code 705
Pickering area code 905 / 289
Richmond Hill area code 905 / 289
Scarborough area code 416 / 647
St. Catharines area code 905 / 289
Thornhill area code 905 / 289
Toronto area code 416 / 647
Vaughan area code 905 / 289
Whitby area code 905 / 289
York area code 416 / 647

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Toronto, Ontario Area Code Maps

The following map shows area codes for Toronto and the province of Ontario.

Toronto, Ontario Area Code Map

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City Codes vs. Area Codes

In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used to designate airports and other geographic locations. These codes are issued under the United Nation's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for Toronto is TOR.

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* CNA is the Canadian Numbering Administrator. NANPA is the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. These are the official groups responsible for phone numbers in the US and Canada.

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