Cheap Calls to Costa Rica Landlines and Mobiles

From a mobile or landline to Costa Rica

Make cheap international calls to Costa Rica landlines and mobiles from your UK mobile or landline

1. Top up with credit

Purchase DialAbroad credit

Top up securely using your credit/debit card or PayPal. We receive your payment then text you your DialAbroad calling PIN.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and PayPal
Entering a mobile number is best as we automatically add your credit and send your PIN by SMS. However if you only have a landline, please enter this, complete the top up and contact us to add your credit

By using this service you consent following: You must have a UK mobile or landline and have the bill payer’s permission. Calls charged per minute. A 5p connection is charged per call. Cost of calls to the 033 access number will be charged at your standard rate to a landline or can be used as part of your inclusive minutes. Credit is valid for 90 days, and each time you top up you extend the remaining balance by a further 90 days. You can use the credit directly from the mobile you topped up from or in most cases from other mobiles and landlines using a PIN. Content provider for UK services is 2Abroad Limited, 033 3232 0032. For support please email

cheap international calls with no registration  Talk from 2p/min 
quick cheap and easy top up by text  Instant top up by text or online
use any UK landline or mobile  Use any mobile or landline
no separate bills and call anywhere  Call anywhere

From a UK mobile or landline Rate
Costa Rica 2p/min
Costa Rica Mobile 7p/min
Costa Rica Mobile Claro 7p/min
Costa Rica Mobile Ice 7p/min
Costa Rica Mobile Movistar 6p/min

2. Make your calls using our access number

Dial 033 3232 2323 from your UK landline or mobile

This is a standard UK landline number, so if you have free calls to landlines, should be a free call

You don't need to use the PIN if you call from the mobile phone you topped up. However you can access your DialAbroad credit from any other mobile or landline by dialling the access number and entering the PIN (which means that friends and family can use the same credit).

3. Enter number to call

At the prompt, enter the number in Costa Rica you want to call (not forgetting the 00506 international dialing code). Do not press the call button again.

That's it! Call Costa Rica 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

From a landline to Costa Rica

Make cheap calls from your home or office landline to landlines and mobiles in Costa Rica

no registration  talk from 3p/min
quick cheap and easy   quick cheap and easy
no separate bills  no separate bill
use any landline  use any landline

From a UK landline Rate Access Number
Costa Rica 3p/min 0844 720 7770
Costa Rica, Mobile 5p/min 0843 361 2051

1. Dial landline access number

From your home or office landline, dial the access number for calling landlines or mobiles

For 3p/min calls to Costa Rica dial 0844 720 7770
For 5p/min calls to Costa Rica, Mobile dial 0843 361 2051

Your phone company will also charge a per minute access charge, so you may find it cheaper to use the top up service instead

2. Enter number to call

At the prompt, enter the number in Costa Rica you want to call followed by (not forgetting the 00506 international dialing code)

That's it! Cheap international calls to Costa Rica 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

No registration, no pre-payment, no accounts to open and no separate bills: all calls to our access number are charged to your normal phone bill as the per-minute service charge shown above plus your phone company's access charge.

Callers must ensure they have bill payer's permission before making a call. Calls to DialAbroad access numbers cost the per-minute service charge shown here, plus your phone company's access charge, which varies by phone company. We suggest checking in advance with your phone company for their access charge. The service provider for the access number is New Call Telecom. Calls are charged from time of connection to the access number, so we advise replacing the handset after a short period if your calls are engaged or unanswered.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most common queries below. If you have any further questions, please get in contact

For convenience, you can save our access number in your contacts for seamless dialing.

You can either save the number into the phone book on your phone in the regular way, or you can edit the numbers in your phone book to include the access number and dial using pause dialing.

How to save a speed dial

1 Select the contact to edit
In front of their number, enter the DialAbroad access number for your country eg. 033 3232 2323
2 Add a pause
Tap the + * # key at the lower left of the screen and the keyboard layout will change to show a 'pause' button. Tap the Pause key
Tap the menu key then the 'add 2-sec pause' button, or just press the ',' button on your keyboard
Press * 3 times to show ' p '
Press and hold 0 to show ' + '
Motorola/Sony Erricson
Press and hold * to show ' p '
(Only if outside the UK)
Enter the DialAbroad PIN and add another pause
3 Enter the person's number
Ensure the destination number includes the full international code starting 00 followed finally by #
4 Click Save

Example: If 033 3232 2323 is your DialAbroad access number and 1234 is your PIN and 00336987654321 is your contact's phone number, then the finished entry should look like this:

03332322323 ,1234,00336987654321
03332322323 p1234p00336987654321

Useful info for Costa Rica

International dialing code: 00506

Capital city: San José
Currency: Costa Rican colón (CRC)

Principle languages: Spanish

Costa Rica embassy in the UK
Costa Rican Embassy

Flat 1 14 Lancaster Gate London

W2 3LH

Telephone: (020) 7706 8844

Opening Hours: Mon–Fri: 1000–1500   

Check the time in Costa Rica

With UK Daylight Saving Without UK Daylight Saving
(Britsh Summer Time)
Costa Rica -6 hours -5 hours

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Costa Rica Event calendar - events and public holidays

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Calling Costa Rica from other countries

You can use DialAbroad to make cheap international calls to Costa Rica from the following countries also:

  • Calling Costa Rica from Australia Calling from Australia 02 8279 8661
  • Calling Costa Rica from Belgium Calling from Belgium 02 80 82 535
  • Calling Costa Rica from France Calling from France 01 84 88 79 32
  • Calling Costa Rica from Germany Calling from Germany 069 204 57 872
  • Calling Costa Rica from Ireland Calling from Ireland 01 43 72 479
  • Calling Costa Rica from Italy Calling from Italy 06 94 80 67 83
  • Calling Costa Rica from Malta Calling from Malta 2778 1728
  • Calling Costa Rica from Netherlands Calling from Netherlands 02 02 62 39 72
  • Calling Costa Rica from Poland Calling from Poland 22 116 58 57
  • Calling Costa Rica from Spain Calling from Spain 911 981 089
  • Calling Costa Rica from Sweden Calling from Sweden 08 446 851 17
  • Calling Costa Rica from Switzerland Calling from Switzerland 03 17 77 00 88
  • Calling Costa Rica from USA Calling from USA 1-415-766-2098

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