Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to El Salvador mobile or land line. While calling to El Salvador from abroad, the dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.

The international dialing codes and dialing format to call El Salvador is :

  • Landline: IDD + 503 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 503 (Country Code) + 8 Digits Cellular Number

IDD or International Direct Dial code is the exit code and is different for different countries

For example, to call El Salvador (Metropolitan area) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 503 + 20 ??? ???
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 503 is the ISD code for El Salvador, 20 is the area code for Metropolitan area and ??? ??? is the 6 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call El Salvador

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of El Salvador is 503. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

El Salvador ISD Code / Country Code 503

Calling El Salvador From Abroad

Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in El Salvador and make international calls to El Salvador.

To Make International Calls to El Salvador Dial

Exit code + 503 + Area code + Telephone Number

Exit code or access code of a country is the code which is necessary to make international calls from that country. Find the access code of the country from which you are dialing before calling El Salvador. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in El Salvador.

There are 9 area codes in El Salvador. El Salvador area codes usually have 2 digits. While calling El Salvador from abroad, you need to dial the ISD code followed by the area code and finally the phone number. Given below is a list of area codes for calling El Salvador's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


* Ignore the number within bracket while calling El Salvador from another country. The number within bracket is to be dialed along with area code only while calling within El Salvador

CountryArea Code
Metropolitan area21
Metropolitan area22
Central area23
Western area24
Metropolitan area25
Eastern area27
Western area28
Central area29

Complete list of El Salvador Area codes

When to Call El Salvador - Time Difference between El Salvador & Other Countries

While calling El Salvador, having an idea about the local El Salvador time at the time of your call will ensure that you are not calling someone during untimely hours. Use the Time Converter given below to know what time it is in El Salvador. Enter the time in the country from where you are calling El Salvador and find the corresponding local time in El Salvador.

The Time Zone Converter

Given below is the current time in El Salvador. Enter Your Timezone and Change the time in the textbox below to get corresponding time in El Salvador. You can use this Time converter to find an appropriate time to make international calls to El Salvador.

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How to make international calls to El Salvador