How to Call Ghana from Nigeria

Ghana is located in West Africa. It shares borders with Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Togo, Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the second-most populous country in West Africa. Many Nigerians have relatives and friends in Ghana who are there for educational, business, or recreational purposes. This makes it necessary for these ones to looks for a means of communicating with their loved ones in Ghana. This article guides you on the dialing procedure to call Ghana from Nigeria. Here, you will find information on the different ways to make an international call from Nigeria to Ghana; through a fixed-line number or mobile number.

How to Call Ghana from Nigeria

Calling Ghana from Nigeria through Direct Dialing

You can make a direct call to Ghana from Nigeria. To do this, you need to know the international dialing format. Below are common terms used in international calls that you need to understand:

Exit code

The exit code is also referred to as the IDD (International Direct Dialing) code or ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code. It is the code you need to dial out from a country, in this case, from Nigeria to Ghana

Country code

This is the code used to dial into Ghana. Each country has a unique country code.

Area code

The Area code is peculiar to only a part of a country such as a general area or a city.

Local number

This is the local number in Ghana that you would like to call.

Codes for Nigeria

The Country code for Nigeria is 234 while the dialing code or phone code is also 234. The dialing code is also referred to as the calling code or international dialing code. You will need both exit codes and dialing codes to call Ghana from Nigeria.

Exit code: The Exit code for Nigeria is 009. This is needed to make any international call from Nigeria

Code for Ghana

Country code: Ghana’s country code is 233

Area code: Ghana has 57 Area codes. To make a call through to Ghana from Nigeria, you have to put the area code after the Country or ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code. If there is no area code dial the recipient’s local number immediately after the ISD code.

ISD Code: The International Subscriber Dialing code for Ghana is +233

How to call a mobile number in Ghana from Nigeria

Here is how to make an international call to a mobile phone number in Ghana from Nigeria. The international dialing format is:

Nigeria’s Exit code + Ghana’s country code+ City Area Code + Local number

The ISD code or Country code of Ghana is 233.

Therefore, the international dialing code format for making calls from Nigeria to Ghana is

009 + 233 + 20 (Kumasi) + Local Number

Ghana Area Codes

There are 57 area codes in Ghana. You need to know the Ghana Area Codes to make an international call to Ghana from Nigeria. Below are the Ghana Area codes:

Aburi- 03428


Ada- 03435

Akim Oda- 034292

Akosombo- 03430

Akuapim Mampong- 034 27

Amedzofe- 03621

Asamankese- 034 26

Asankragwa-031 24

Ashanti Mampong- 032 22

Atebubu- 035 26

Axim- 031 21

Bawku- 038 22

Bechem- 035 21

Bekwai- 032 24

Berekum- 035 22

Bole- 037 25

Bolgatanga- 038 20

Buipe- 037 22

Cape Coast- 033 21

Damongo- 037 23

Denu/Aflao- 036 25

Donkorkrom- 034 24

Dormaa Ahenkro- 035 23

Dunkwa- 033 22

Ejura- 032 23

Elubo- 031 22

Enchi- 031 26

Ho- 036 202

Hohoe- 036 27

Keta/Akatsi- 036 26

Kete-Krachi- 036 24

Koforidua- 034 20

Konongo- 032 21

Kpandu- 036 23

Kumasi- 032 20

Mpraeso- 034 23

Navrongo- 038 21

Nkawkaw- 034 31

Nsawam- 034 21

Obuasi- 032 25

Salaga- 037 26

Samreboi- 031 25

Suhum- 034 25

Sunyan- 035 20

Swedru- 033 20

Sakoradi- 031 20

Tamale- 037 20

Tarkwa- 031 23

Techiman- 035 25

Tema- 030 3

Wa- 03920

Walewale- 03721

Wenchi- 03524

Winneba- 03323

Yeji- 03527

Yendi- 037 24

How to make an International call from Ghana to Nigeria

For you to call Nigeria from Ghana, you need Ghana’s IDD (International Direct Dialing) code which is 233. IDD codes are also known as Exit codes. The exit code from Ghana is 0. If you want to make a phone call from Ghana, you will have to dial Ghana’s exit code first followed by Nigeria’s Country Code which is 234, which is 0 + 234 + Nigerian local number.

Time Difference between Ghana and Nigeria

You need to know the time difference between Ghana and Nigeria in order to schedule calls and avoid calling at the wrong times.

Current time in Nigeria:

Thursday, 10th June, 2021, 05:09 AM +00:00

Current time in Ghana:

Thursday, 10th June, 2021, 06:09 AM +00:00

This means that Nigeria is an hour ahead of Ghana.

Apps and Websites that provide cheaper call rates from Nigeria to Benin

Viber out

Viber out offers quality calls to Ghana from Nigeria whether through landline or mobile starting from only $9.99 for 29 minutes.

Viber out services include:

Credit packages: You can purchase any amount of Viber out credit which is then added to your balance with which you can make calls to any number in Ghana at Viber’s low rates.

30-day calling plans: Viber out offers a 30-day calling plan which allows you to make international calls to Ghana for the duration of 30 days at the same low rates.

Monthly subscription plans: You can subscribe on a monthly basis to have the flexibility of making international calls to landlines and mobiles at low rates. The monthly subscription plan allows you to save even more money on the calls you’re already making.


Rebtel allows you to call Ghana at a cheap rate of $5 for 20 minutes yet without the use of the internet. Rebtel uses both landlines and mobile data to connect you to your loved ones in Ghana. Benefits of using Rebtel include:

Premium quality: With Rebtel, you can have stable call connection and quality calls

Cheap rates possible: You can make international calls to Ghana at a fraction of the usual costs

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