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Long distance basic rates

Bell MTS offers a variety of Long Distance Plans and the Total Home Phone Package (subject to eligibility) which give you the flexibility to call more often and save money.

If you do not have a Bell MTS long distance plan, the following landline rates apply.

Basic rates chart - Manitoba

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Kilometers) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-19 15¢
20-29 15¢
30-39 23¢
40-48 28¢
49-61 30¢
62-74 32¢
75-90 35¢
91-109 37¢
110-129 39¢
130-153 40¢
154-177 40¢
178-201 41¢
202-225 41¢
226-274 43¢
275-322 44¢
323-386 45¢
387-451 46¢
452-547 47¢
548-644 47¢
Over 644 47¢

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Manitoba a non-discounted set-up charge of 6¢ per call applies.
  • 50% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Saturday: 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
    • All day Sunday
Basic rates chart - Canada

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Kilometers) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-13 15¢
14-32 15¢
33-58 33¢
59-90 40¢
91-129 46¢
130-177 48¢
178-232 49¢
233-290 51¢
291-367 52¢
368-467 53¢
468-644 54¢
645-1094 55¢
1095-1931 56¢
1932-2696 58¢
Over 2696 59¢

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Canada (excluding the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, and Northern BC) a minimum charge of 27¢ per call applies.
  • 60% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
    • All day Saturday and Sunday
Basic rates chart - NW Canada

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Miles) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-13 16¢
14-32 23¢
33-58 30¢
59-90 37¢
91-129 43¢
130-177 45¢
178-232 46¢
233-290 47¢
291-367 48¢
368-467 51¢
468-644 60¢
645-869 72¢
870-1094 72¢
1095-1481 86¢
1482-1931 86¢
1932-2334 97¢
2335-2696 97¢
Over 2696 $1.09

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Manitoba and calling areas in the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, and Northern BC a minimum charge of 27¢ per call applies.
  • 35% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • 60% discount rates apply:
    • Daily 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Basic rates chart - United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii)

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Miles) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-8 15¢
9-18 15¢
19-30 31¢
31-50 36¢
51-80 40¢
81-110 43¢
111-140 46¢
141-180 48¢
181-220 50¢
221-270 52¢
271-345 54¢
346-430 56¢
431-630 56¢
631-900 57¢
901-1200 57¢
1201-1610 58¢
1611-2200 59¢
Over 2200 59¢

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Manitoba and calling areas in the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) a minimum charge of 27¢ per call applies.
  • 60% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
    • All day Saturday and Sunday
Basic rates chart - Alaska

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Miles) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-100 15¢
101-200 15¢
201-300 31¢
301-400 36¢
401-500 40¢
501-800 43¢
801-1200 46¢
1201-2000 48¢
2001-2800 50¢
Over 2800 52¢

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Manitoba and calling areas in Alaska a minimum charge of 27¢ per call applies.
  • 35% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • 60% discount rates apply:
    • Daily 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Basic rates chart - Hawaii

Rates vary depending upon the distance between callers (local calls are not affected). Additional transaction charges may also apply.

Rate Distance (Miles) Rate per Minute or Fraction
0-2800 80¢
2801-3600 $1.10
Over 3601 $1.30

Please note:

  • For service between calling areas in Manitoba and calling areas in Hawaii a minimum charge of 27¢ per call applies.
  • 35% discount rates apply:
    • Monday to Friday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • 60% discount rates apply:
    • Daily 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Basic rates chart - International

For International Outbound service visit: International Rates List (PDF, 96 KB).

A non-discounted transaction charge* applies in addition to the basic rate charge for each of the following call types:

Automated:

  • Calling card: $1.75
  • Credit card: $1.40

Operator-assisted:

  • Calling card: $4.00
  • Sent paid, third number: $6.50
  • Person-to-Person: $8.50

*As of Oct 1, 2013 non-coin calls placed at MTS Millennium Payphones will be subject to premium transaction rates and per-minute rates. For information on these rates, please call (888) 476-0881.

Additional transaction charges

A non-discounted transaction charge* applies in addition to the basic rate charge for each of the following call types:

Automated:

  • Calling card: $1.00
  • Credit card: $1.40
  • Collect, third number: $2.00
  • Sent Paid (from Pay Phones only): $1.50

Operator-assisted:

  • Calling card: $2.00
  • Sent paid, third number: $3.00
  • Collect: $3.00
  • Person-to-Person: $4.25

*As of Oct 1, 2013 non-coin calls placed at MTS Millennium Payphones will be subject to premium transaction rates and Long Distance rates. For information on these rates, please call WiMacTel at (888) 476-0881.

Registered, certified hearing or speech-impaired discounts

Within Canada, registered or certified hearing- or speech-impaired customers are eligible for a 70% discount on the following types of calls:

  • all calls within Canada that originate from and are billed to the residential service of a registered or certified hearing- or speech-impaired TDD (Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) user.
  • all calls within Canada that are routed through or by a message relay centre or service.
  • all calls within Canada billed to the calling card of a registered or certified hearing or speech-impaired customer.
  • all calls within Canada that are made from dedicated lines used by registered or certified hearing- or speech-impaired TDD users at their place of work and billed to the employer.
  • all calls within Canada made from a dedicated line leased by a business to offer TDD services to its customers.

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