Telephone Service

Pay phones

Features
Phones operated by coins
  • Only domestic calls are available.
  • Local calls, long distance calls and calls to mobile phones are available
  • The rate for local calls is 70 won per three minutes. (in downtown)
  • The rate for a mobile phone is 70 won per 38 seconds.
  • The rate for an international call is 300 won per 26 seconds. (for USA)(Seconds will change depending on the countries.)
  • You need to dial the number after inserting coins.
Phones operated by phone cards
  • For this kind of phone, you may use phone cards, credit cards and IC cards.
  • Local calls, long distance calls, calls to mobile phones and international calls are available
  • Phone cards are available in 2,000, 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 won denominations
  • Phone cards are available for purchase at newsstands or banks.
Phones operated by phone cards and coins
  • International calls are available.
  • The rate for local calls is 70 won per three minutes.
  • To use an international collect call service, press the emergency button and 00799. You will be connected with a telephone operator.
  • You can also use credit cards for this type of phone.

* When youmake long-distance calls, insert coins or cards and then press the area code and phone numbers.

Major area code

  • Seoul02
  • Gyeonggi-do 031
  • Incheon 032
  • Daejeon042
  • Gwangju 062
  • Daegu 053
  • Chungcheongbuk-do 043
  • Chungcheongnam-do041
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do 054
  • Gyeongsangnam-do055
  • Busan051
  • Ulsan052
  • Jeollabuk-do 063
  • Jeollanam-do061
  • Jeju064
  • Gangwon033

International Calls

When you make international calls, press the number of the phone service provider, country code, area code and phone numbers.

KT LG U+ Onse Telecom SK Telink
Number 001 002 00365 00700

Major Country Codes

  • Algeria 213
  • Denmark 45
  • Kuwait 965
  • Singapore 65
  • Andorra 376
  • Ecuador 593
  • Libya 218
  • South Africa 27
  • Argentina 54
  • Egypt 20
  • Macao 853
  • Spain 34
  • Australia 61
  • Finland 358
  • Malaysia 60
  • Sri Lanka 94
  • Austria 43
  • France 33
  • Mexico 52
  • Sweden 46
  • Bahrain 973
  • Ghana 233
  • Mongolia 976
  • Switzerland 41
  • Bangladesh 880
  • Germany 49
  • Myanmar 95
  • Syria 963
  • Belgium 32
  • Greece 30
  • Nepal 977
  • Tahiti 689
  • Bolivia 591
  • Guam 1
  • Netherlands 31
  • Taiwan 886
  • Brazil 55
  • Guatemala 502
  • New Zealand 64
  • Thailand 66
  • Brunei 673
  • Hong Kong 852
  • Norway 47
  • Turkey 90
  • Bulgaria 359
  • Hungary 36
  • Pakistan 92
  • Ukraina 380
  • Cambodia 855
  • India 91
  • Peru 51
  • United Arab Emirates 971
  • Cameroon 237
  • Indonesia 62
  • Philippines 63
  • United Kingdom 44
  • Canada 1
  • Iran 98
  • Poland 48
  • Uruguay 598
  • Chile 56
  • Iraq 964
  • Portugal 351
  • U.S.A 1
  • China 86
  • Ireland 353
  • Romania 40
  • Uzbekistan 7
  • Columbia 57
  • Israel 972
  • Russia 7
  • Venezuela 58
  • Croatia 385
  • Italy 39
  • Saipan 670
  • Vietnam 84
  • Czech 420
  • Japan 81
  • Saudi Arabia 966
  • Zimbabwe 263

* (e.g.) When you call your friend living in New York, dial the numbers in the following order. International callcode (001) + country code (1) + area code (212) + phone no. (123-4567)

  • Like other countries, pre-paid phone cards are often used in Korea.
  • Prepaid phone cards are widely used because of the quality of phone calls and reasonable prices.
  • You can buy prepaid international phone cards at a convenience store or online shopping mall.