0191 Area Code

Durham, Sunderland, and Tyneside Telephone Numbers

The 0191 area code covers Durham, Sunderland, and Tyneside and the surrounding area.

0191 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Durham, Sunderland, and Tyneside:

  • Durham
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Sunderland
  • Tyneside
  • Washington
  • Wearside

Please note that an 0191 number does not necessarily come from one of these locations, although the majority do.
People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 0191 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.

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Phone numbers beginning 0191 are geographic numbers.

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How to write an 0191 telephone number

The correct way to write number beginning 0191 is in the format 0191 xxx xxxx

The local number (the part of the number after the dialling code) is 7 digits long

The cost of calling an 0191 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 0191 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee.
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.

Most land line operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.

Codes near to the 0191 area code:

View a list of the allocated number ranges for 0191 numbers