Cheap calls to Uganda

Make calls to Uganda from just 45p a minute. Choose the payment method that’s most convenient for you:


Set up an online prepay account linked to your phone number so you never need a PIN.

Instant Access

Use our instant access numbers — perfect for one-off calls.

Cheap calls to Uganda

Call Uganda from just 45p a minute

Any Phone

Use any phone, on any landline or mobile network to make super-cheap calls to Uganda.


Calls to a landline cost 45p a minute, all day every day, plus 5p connection charge.


Calls to mobiles cost just 45p a minute, all day every day, plus 5p connection charge.

Choose the payment route that’s most convenient for you.

Prepay online

If you make lots of international calls, setting up an online account makes perfect sense as you don’t need a PIN.

  1. Create an account by clicking the button below
  2. Register the number(s) you’ll be calling from
  3. Make a prepayment securely via Paypal – minimum £5 - this gives you £5 of international calls. See all our rates
  4. To make a call, dial our local rate access number, 0161 328 7777 Our system will recognise your number, so you don’t need a PIN
  5. Then dial your number in Uganda, not forgetting to use the international dialling code: 00256
  6. To top up your account log back into your Planet Telecom account
  7. There are no monthly fees, and there's no expiry date for your unused credit

Calls to Landlines


Calls to Mobiles


Instant access call

Don’t want to pay upfront for your calls? Just use our instant access service. The call charge will appear on your phone bill with our instant access number.

  1. Dial 0913 155 7777 + 00256 + the local number
  2. Works from any UK landline or mobile
  3. No need to register and no PINs to remember
  4. You pay our per minute rate of 35p plus your phone network’s access charge

Calls to Landlines

0913 155 7777 -

(plus your phone provider’s access charge)

Calls to Mobiles

0913 155 7777 -

(plus your phone provider’s access charge)

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If you make regular calls to Africa you’ll already know that it can be a very expensive business. But with the Planet Telecom international calls service, you can cut your calling costs substantially. Calls to Uganda landlines still cost 45p a minute, even with our massively discounted service, but if you’re calling a Ugandan mobile you’ll only pay 45p a minute. Both have a 5p initial connection charge. The good news is you can call Uganda from your mobile or your landline and you can make these huge savings all day every day with no time limits.

Uganda Dialling Codes

Area NameArea Code
Arua(00256) + 476
Bombo(00256) + 41
Bushenyi(00256) + 485
Busia(00256) + 45
Entebbe(00256) + 41, 42
Fort Portal(00256) + 483
Hoima(00256) + 465
Iganga(00256) + 43
Jinja(00256) + 43
Kabale(00256) + 486
Kakira(00256) + 43
Kalisizo(00256) + 481
Kampala(00256) + 41
Kamuli(00256) + 496
Kapchorwa(00256) + 45
Kasese(00256) + 483
Kisoro(00256) + 486
Kumi(00256) + 45
Lira(00256) + 473
Lugazi(00256) + 41
Luwero(00256) + 41
Malaba(00256) + 45
Masaka(00256) + 481
Masindi(00256) + 465
Mbale(00256) + 45
Mbarara(00256) + 485
Mityana(00256) + 46
Mobile(00256) + 71, 75, 77
Mpigi(00256) + 41
Mubende(00256) + 464
Rukungiri(00256) + 486
Semuto(00256) + 41
Soroti(00256) + 45
Tororo(00256) + 45
Wobulenzi(00256) + 41

Any calls to Uganda using our numbers will be billed by your usual telephone service provider to the account holder for that line. Please obtain permission from that account holder before using our service. Calls are charged from the time you are connected to our service. For a BT line the rates are available on their website, other service providers may charge a higher rate, please contact your service provider for further details. We reserve the right to terminate any call if we consider it is being made unlawfully or fraudulently. The service is subject to availability.

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Read the small print

The Small Print

You can use our cheap international calls service if you’re under 18 but please get the bill payers permission first.

We will credit you with calling credit (as per our tariff) and issue a PIN to that value with a UK geographic landline telephone number to access the service.

Calls to the access number 0161 328 7777 will be charged as per your usual mobile or landline price plan to a UK geographical landline, and may be part of your monthly inclusive minutes allowance. Please check with your service provider to confirm this.

Calls are charged by the minute and are subject to a 5p connection charge on all calls (all quoted prices are inclusive of VAT, and apply 24 hours a day, 7 days a week when using the 01 access number). Rates are effective from 18th May 2024 and may be subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to terminate any call if we consider it is being made unlawfully or fraudulently. In this case any outstanding calling credit will be cancelled and will not be refunded. The service is subject to availability. Prices are subject to change without warning. E&OE.