Current time in Austria


3:19 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2023

Local time in Austria

The time in Austria is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Austria is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Austria is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Austria ends at Oct. 29, 2023.

Details for the time in Austria

Current time
3:19 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Vienna
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Austria Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Austria uses Daylight Saving Time. In the table below you can find out when DST begins and when DST ends in Austria.

DST started at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 31, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Austria uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Austria's latitude and longitude is 47° 20' N and 13° 20' E. Therefore being one hour ahead of UTC is exactly right for the country and the use of daylight savings time isn’t surprising.

Important cities in Austria

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

Time in Austria