Get an 800 number for your business.

Give your company a professional 800 number with a national presence.

Or select one from our inventory of toll-free 800 numbers for business:

What is an 800 number?

An 800 number is a toll-free phone number, which means the cost of a call is paid for by the phone number’s owner, not the caller. There are many other toll-free numbers available, but the 800 prefix is the most well known.

Many businesses use 800 numbers for their call centers and customer service teams. 800 numbers are among the most professional phone numbers you can have.

As a result, they’re often in high demand and short supply.

Not sure if you need one? We offer an 800 number free trial here!


How to get an 800 number for business:

Grasshopper makes it quick and simple to pick and activate a 800 number.


Find an 800 Number

Search for an available 800 number using our 800 number lookup tool.


Pick a Plan

Grasshopper offers personalized options for professionals and small teams.

See our plans & pricing


Sign Up

Register for Grasshopper today and start taking calls on your 800 number immediately!

Why should I use an 800 number?

  • Make your company look bigger and more established.
  • Give customers and prospects a free, recognizable way to contact you.
  • Keep work and life separate by having a dedicated business line.
  • Deliver great customer service by forwarding calls to your cell phone.

The virtual phone system for small businesses.

Get an 800 number and much more to help you sound professional.

When you buy an 800 phone number through Grasshopper, you get many powerful features to go with it:

Explore Grasshopper's features:


Desktop + Mobile Apps

Stay connected with Grasshopper on your desktop, iPhone or Android device.

Learn more about Mobile + Desktop Apps »


Voicemail Transcription

Get your voicemails transcribed so you can read them without having to listen to the message!

Learn more about Voicemail Transcription »


Simultaneous Call Handling

Take calls from multiple people at the same time so no one hears a busy signal.

Learn more about Simultaneous Call Handling »


Custom Greetings

Record professional messages that welcome your customers when they call in.

Learn more about Custom Greetings »


Keep your finger on the pulse of your business with detailed call reports.

Learn more about Reporting »


Business Texting

Provide updates and quick replies via text messaging on your business number.

Learn more about Business Texting »


VoIP/Wi-Fi Calling

Use your internet connection to make and receive calls when cell reception is poor.

Learn more about VoIP/Wi-Fi Calling »


Virtual Fax

Have incoming faxes delivered as PDF attachments right to your email inbox.

Learn more about Virtual Fax »


Incoming Call Control

Screen callers, block calls and set up custom schedules for your business hours.

Learn more about Incoming Call Control »


Business Phone Number

Choose from our inventory of vanity, local, or toll-free numbers. Or port your own!


Call Forwarding

Route business calls to your personal phone or to another team member.

Learn more about Call Forwarding »



Set up a voicemail for business calls and get MP3s of your messages through email.

Learn more about Voicemail »



Give employees or departments extensions with their own call forwarding rules.

Learn more about Extensions »


Call Transfers

Place callers on hold and even transfer them to another number when needed.

Learn more about Call Transfers »

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an additional charge to get an 800 number?

Nope! Grasshopper offers 800 numbers for business at the same price as any other toll-free or local number in our inventory.

How long does it take to get an 800 number?

It takes no time at all! When you sign up for a Grasshopper account with a toll-free 800 number, you can start using your number immediately.
However, text messaging may take up to 15 minutes to be enabled. If you have any issues, please contact customer support.

Is it free to call an 800 number from a mobile phone?

Toll-free numbers work a little differently for mobile phones than they do for legacy landlines. Dialing an 800 number from your cell phone is only free if your cellular plan is an unlimited plan. If you have a per-minute plan, calling 800 numbers will still use those minutes.

Can I use my 800 number when making outbound calls?

You bet! We’ll always show your 800 number as the caller ID to customers when you make a call from the Grasshopper desktop and mobile apps.

Can I have a local number as well as an 800 number with Grasshopper?

Of course! After you’ve signed up for Grasshopper, you can easily add more numbers. Often, businesses will have both a toll-free number and a local number for their customers’ convenience.

Is there a difference between the 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 844, and 833 prefixes?

No. Toll free numbers come in seven formats, 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 833, and 844 and they all work the same. However, the 800 prefix is the only "true" 800 number. We often times get the questions, "Is 866 a toll free number prefix?" or "Are 877 numbers really toll free?". Regardless of which prefix you choose, they all work the same and offer you the same benefits.