0239 Area Code

Portsmouth and Southampton Telephone Numbers

0239 is not an area code in its own right. The area code is in fact 023, and the following 9 is part of the local number.

So 0239 should actually be written 023 9, although it makes no difference when dialling the number. For more information on 023 numbers, see the page for the 023 area code

The 023 area code covers Portsmouth and Southampton and the surrounding area.

023 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Portsmouth and Southampton:

  • Ashurst
  • Bursledon
  • Chandlers Ford
  • Compton (W. Sussex)
  • Cosham (Hants.)
  • Eastleigh
  • Fawley (Hants.)
  • Gosport (Hants)
  • Hambledon (Hants.)
  • Havent (Hants)
  • Hayling Island
  • Horndean
  • Hythe (Hants)
  • Lee-on-the-Solent
  • Lyndhurst
  • Portsmouth
  • Rowlands Castle
  • Southampton
  • Waterlooville

Please note that an 023 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 023 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.

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Phone numbers beginning 023 are geographic numbers.

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The cost of calling an 023 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 023 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 023 area code:

View a list of the allocated number ranges for 023 numbers

Map of the area covered by the 023 dialling code

Map of the 023 area code