Current time in Bahamas


6:24 a.m.
Dec. 1, 2022

Local time in Bahamas

The time in Bahamas is 5 hours behind UTC. The current timezone in Bahamas is Eastern Standard Time (EST). Bahamas is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Bahamas starts at March 12, 2023.

Details for the time in Bahamas

Current time
6:24 a.m.
Time zone Eastern Standard Time (EST)
DST: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
IANA time zone America/Nassau
Your time difference 5 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-5
5 hours behind UTC

Bahamas Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

Last DST ended at Nov. 6, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 12, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Nov. 5, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour


The Bahamas use Eastern Standard Time EST and Eastern Daylight Time EDT. EST is UTC -0400 and EDT is UTC -0500. Bahamas's latitude and longitude is 24° 15' N and 76° 0' W. The Bahamas have a relatively low latitude to use daylight savings time but they do.

Important cities in Bahamas

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

Time in Bahamas