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The Bicester 01869 Area Code (Bicester Dialling Code)

The 01869 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bicester area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01869 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bicester area code is (01869) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01869 Area Code?

The Bicester 01869 dialling code intersects the counties of Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire in the East Midlands and South East Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01869 Bicester dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01869 Bicester 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 01869 dialling code.

Phoning the 01869 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 (1869).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441869
Europe00441869
Australia0011441869

Origins of the 01869 Bicester 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 0869.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01869 area was TM9. The first two characters are taken from the letters T and M in OTMoor. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 6 and 9.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01869 Bicester area code
An old rotary dial for the 01869 Bicester area code.

Map of the 01869 Bicester dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01869 Bicester phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01869 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01869 Bicester area code
Map of the 01869 Bicester area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Bicester 01869-Bicester dialling Code

Bicester
Bletchingdon
Chesterton
Croughton
Deddington
Fringford
Fritwell
Kirtlington
Launton
Marsh Gibbon
Middle Barton
Steeple Aston
Tackley

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Bicester 01869-Bicester dialling Code

Steeple Aston (SMSAN) Oxfordshire
Bicester (SMBI) Oxfordshire