Is there a charge for long distance calls?
Typical costs: For state-to-state calls within the US, expect to pay 2.5 to 10 cents per minute.
Due to the way states tax phone calls, long distance calls within a state are more expensive than those from state to state.
Expect to pay 3.5 to 10 cents a minute or more for intrastate calls, depending on the state.
Is there a long distance charge on cell phones?
Cell Phone Long distance. Many cell phone plans sold today include free long distance (from the plan’s calling area). Plans that don’t have free long distance charge about 20 cents a minute for this feature; these plans should be avoided by those who make long distance calls with their cell phone.
Can you receive long distance calls without long distance service?
Even if you do not make long-distance calls, you might have long-distance service. Call your local telephone company and ask which company, if any, provides your long-distance service.
What is considered long distance calling?
Long distance calls are classified into two categories: national or domestic calls which connect two points within the same country, and international calls which connect two points in different countries.