What Can You Do with a Virtual Phone Number in United Kingdom?

Make Unlimited Calls from Anywhere on a Web or Phone App

With a virtual number from United Kingdom, you have the power stay reachable at all times from anywhere in the world. By accessing an easy-to-use app on your phone or laptop, you can make and receive unlimited calls with your British phone number. No matter whether you are settled abroad, travel often or work remotely, you can always enjoy your virtual presence in United Kingdom.

Unlimited calls with a British number

Take Advantage of 50+ Powerful Business Phone System Features

When you get a British number from Ringover, you get more than just a phone number. You also benefit from powerful calling tools that allow you and your sales and support teams to improve performance, automate tasks, and interact better with your customers and prospects. Businesses that enhance their calling experience generate more sales and improve customer loyalty.

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How to Activate Your Virtual Phone Number in United Kingdom?



Sign up with Ringover in a few clicks



Select which +44 phone number you want



Start calling and receiving calls instantly online or from a phone app

Tap Into the UK’s Booming Economy

The United Kingdom’s economy is a highly developed market-oriented economy. In terms of nominal GDP, this is the fifth-largest economy in the world. In 2020, the UK’s GDP was estimated at $2.638 trillion. The country also has the ninth highest purchasing power parity in the world.

The UK also boasts of being one of the most globalized economies in the world. As a result of its numerous trade agreements, it is the fifth-largest importer and exporter. The country’s national economy is dominated by the service sector. That’s not all, it is also an important financial center and aerospace manufacturing hub.

It is very easy to expand your business to the UK, but you don’t always have to wait until you finish setting up a local office to reach out to the British audience. All you need is a +44 phone number from Ringover.

Having a local number is very beneficial for growing businesses. It helps you deploy a virtual presence and be listed in local business directories. Using British phone numbers also helps boost the pick-up rates for a cold calling campaign and makes your advertisement campaigns more responsive.

British Business phone number

Select your +44 Country Code Number in United Kingdom

Stay close to your clients, vendors, and prospects by choosing a local or national landline number in United Kingdom. By strategically selecting your British phone number, you can display your presence in a specific geographic area. The first few digits of your British number identify what region the phone number is based out of.

Phone numbers available in United Kingdom:

  • London: 20
  • Manchester: 161
  • Leeds: 113
  • Birmingham: 121
  • Liverpool: 151
  • Southampton: 23
  • Glasgow : 141
  • Newcastle: 191
  • Mobile Numbers: 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77,78,79
  • Toll Free Numbers: 80

United Kingdom Phone Number Pricing

Get a British Virtual Phone Number


The all-in-one business phone system as from $24 per month / user

  • Unlimited calling within Europe, US, Asia
  • Web and Mobile App - top HD quality
  • Video and Audio conferencing
  • Personalized greetings and IVR
  • Call recording


Advanced features to power your support and sales team as from $49 per month / user

All the SMART features plus:

  • Live call monitoring
  • Advanced ACD & IVR routings
  • CRM integrations
  • Outbound dialer

Establish a Local Presence in United Kingdom

Get Local Roots in United Kingdom

Your telephone number is an important backbone of your local identity just like a physical address. By activating a British number, it’s easier to get rooted into the local cities where you choose your number. Whether it be London, Manchester, Liverpool, or Glasgow, you can show your regional customers and prospects that you are reachable.

Enhance your Customer Relationships in United Kingdom

Do you have customers in United Kingdom? Or do you plan to get them? Use a dedicated business phone number in notable cities like London or Manchester to improve your interaction with your local customers. With a local number, your customers will feel more comfortable calling you and taking your calls. It’s one more way to enhance your customer relationship.

Set the Hours that You’re Reachable

We know you might be working from a different time zone. That’s why you can set the days and times that you allow your correspondents to reach you. Easily set your hours according to the time zone that you’re in or the time zone you are making calls to.

Impress your Customers with a Well-Established Company Greeting

Get your calls started off on the right foot. Show your professionalism to your callers using an official greeting. With a voice menu, let them direct themselves to the person or service they need, with pleasant music during the transfer period. Incoming calls will automatically be assigned to team members according to the caller’s selected preferences.

Maximize the Results of your Local Marketing Campaigns

If you are doing local advertising in United Kingdom, you can add your virtual number to your publicities to effectively measure the ROI of your campaigns. Call statistics available for each number allow you to track how your callers heard about you and identify your best performing campaigns.

Increase your Pick-Up Rate with a Local British Number

People are much more likely to answer calls from local phone numbers. When you offer your sales team local British landline or mobile numbers, they will be able to get a hold of more people faster and increase sales. By allowing them to switch from one number to another, they can reach people with a 04420 number in London or a 044161 number in Manchester, for example.

Access Powerful VoIP Features with your British Business Phone Number


Multi Devices & Apps

Make and receive unlimited business calls with your +44 number from any device


Custom Greetings

Personalize your greetings with Ringover’s online studio



Categorize your calls correctly with automated greeting and distribution


Call Recording

Record all the business conversations from your +44 number


Call Forwarding

Forward incoming calls to any device from your virtual British phone number


Video Conferencing

Forward incoming calls to any device from your virtual British phone number


Live Call Monitoring

Listen in to your teams calls to improve training and performance


Power Dialer

Make more calls, faster from your +44 number with an easy auto-dialing system

United Kingdom Phone Number FAQs


How do I get a phone number in United Kingdom?

Getting a local phone number in the UK is easy with Ringover. It’s a three-step process that starts with creating an account. Next choose a number and pick a monthly plan. Once your number is activated, you can start using it from a smartphone, laptop, or desktop.


How much does it cost to call United Kingdom?

Getting a local number from Ringover makes it easier for a business to call British phone numbers. Our plans start from $21 per month for unlimited incoming and outgoing calls. We also offer a number of special features. Check them out here. Or start a free trial.


How do I dial a British phone number?

International calls to a British number must start with a +44 country code. This is followed by a 9 or 10 digit phone number. This includes a 2 to 5 digit area code.


How do I know where a British phone number is coming from?

Being able to identify the area code amongst the first few digits of a British phone number will help you understand where the call originates. Most area codes in the UK start with 01 or 02. For example, a call originating from London starts with the area code 20. Similarly, if the number starts with 1865, the call should be from a subscriber in Oxford. Numbers starting with 07 are reserved for mobile phones.


What international calling code is used in United Kingdom?

United Kingdom uses a +44 country calling code.


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