Practical Information

Telephone calls

A mobile phone can be the solution to your communication needs, because it is a relatively cheap way of communicating in Finland. Mobile phones are very handy and travel easily with you in any situation. Mobile phones and prepaid subscriptions can be purchased from the many mobile phone shops in Vaasa. Prepaid subscriptions can also be bought from kiosks and small shops around the city. Telephone booths are not that common anymore but they operate with coins or telephone cards. Telephone cards are available in post offices and kiosks.

The country code for Finland is 358 and the area code for Vaasa is (0) 6.

To call from Finland, dial international access code (990 or 991 or 994 or 996 or 99588 or 999), then the country code, the area code and then the actual phone number.