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The Rugby 01788 Area Code (Rugby Dialling Code)

The 01788 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Rugby area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01788 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Rugby area code is (01788) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01788 Area Code?

The Rugby 01788 dialling code intersects the counties of Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire in the East Midlands and West Midlands Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01788 Rugby dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01788 Rugby dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01788 dialling code.

Phoning the 01788 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1788).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441788
Europe00441788
Australia0011441788

Origins of the 01788 Rugby Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0788.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01788 area was RU8. The first two characters are taken from the letters R and U in RUgby. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 8 and 8.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01788 Rugby area code
An old rotary dial for the 01788 Rugby area code.

Map of the 01788 Rugby dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01788 Rugby phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01788 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01788 Rugby area code
Map of the 01788 Rugby area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Rugby 01788-Rugby dialling Code

Barby
Braunston
Brinklow
Cawston
Crick
Dunchurch
Kilsby
Long Lawford
Rugby
Swinford
West Haddon
Yelvertoft

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Rugby 01788-Rugby dialling Code

Rugby (CMRUGB) Warwickshire
Dunchurch (CMDUN) Warwickshire
Pailton (CMPAI) Warwickshire
Crick (CMCRI) Northamptonshire