Call Ludhiana from Japan

To make an international call to Ludhiana, Punjab, India from Japan, please follow the dialing steps shown below.

The same procedure applies whether you are calling Ludhiana from Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, or any other location in Japan.

When calling Ludhiana from Japan, it makes no difference whether you are calling from an Japan landline or mobile phone - but, you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your calling plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.

However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Ludhiana is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Ludhiana landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges apply when calling to India mobile phones.

Phone Number Format to Call Ludhiana from Japan

To make an international phone call to Ludhiana from Japan, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:

Call Ludhiana Landline Phone from Japan

010**  91   161  nnn nnnn 
access code
local number

Call Ludhiana Mobile Phone from Japan

010** 91  9x nnn nnnnn *
access code
mobile number

* See note below about '8x' series mobile numbers

** If you are calling from a payphone or your calling plan does not specify an international carrier, you will need to select an international carrier by dialing an additional dialing code. See further details below.

Click here for more on Ludhiana landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

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Call Ludhiana from Japan

Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from Japan to a landline or mobile phone number in Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

1. If needed, dial MYLINE carrier access code

A carrier-specific access code may be used or is required in some cases. See MYLINE / MYLINEPLUS details below

2. Dial Japan int'l access code / IDD:  010**

Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an international access code.

3. Dial India country code:  91 

4. Remove '0' if one precedes your number

If your Ludhiana destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 0 161 454 8180 or 0 94 631 23456, delete the '0'.

5. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone

Ludhiana landline numbers are 7-digits and require a separate 3-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

6. If calling a Ludhiana landline phone number...

a. Dial the 3-digit Ludhiana area code:  161 

b. Dial a 7-digit local subscriber number:  nnn nnnn 

7. If calling a Ludhiana mobile phone number...

Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number:  9x nnn nnnnn 

NOTE: In addition to '9x' series mobile numbers, India now also issues '8x' series mobile numbers in the same 10-digit format:  8x nnn nnnnn.

Confusingly, the area codes used for landline numbers in some areas also start with '8x'. An example is Bangalore which uses area code '80'. But where landline '8x' area codes are tied to a specific region, mobile '8x' numbers can be issued for any location nationally.

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MYLINE / MYLINE PLUS Carrier Access Codes

You will need to dial a MYLINE / MYLINE PLUS carrier access code to make an international call in situations such as the following:

  • if your phone plan does not specify a default carrier
  • if you want to specify a different carrier than your preferred MYLINE carrier
  • if you are calling from a payphone

Here are the MYLINE access codes for several major Japanese international carriers.

Carrier Carrier access code
KDDI 001
NTT Communications 0033
Softbank Telecom 0041, 0061, 0083
Verizon Japan 0071
T-Systems Japan 0080

If your carrier is not listed, click here for the official list of Japan's MYLINE carrier access codes. Or check the list of MYLINE codes in Wikipedia.

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