Current time in Albania


8:20 a.m.
Jan. 17, 2022

Local time in Albania

The time in Albania is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Albania

Current time
8:20 a.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Tirane
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Albania Daylight Saving time (DST)

Albania uses Daylight Savings time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Albania.

DST Started 2021 March 28, 2021
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2022 Oct. 30, 2022
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2022 March 27, 2022
Forward 1 hour


Albania uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and EEST is UTC +0200. Albania is relatively small country between 19° 00’E and 21° 00’E. This still means a time difference of almost 8 minutes between the sunrise in the east and the west of the country.

Important cities in Albania

The current time in some important cities in Albania is shown below.