Current time in Austria


3:21 a.m.
Jan. 22, 2021

Local time in Austria

The time in Austria 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 Austria

Current time
3:21 a.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Vienna
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Austria Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2121 Oct. 31, 2021
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
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.