Current time in Bahamas


6:13 p.m.
Jan. 17, 2022

Local time in Bahamas

The time in Bahamas is 5 hours behind UTC and has the same time as Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Bahamas

Current time
6:13 p.m.
Timezone Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Olson timezone name America/Nassau
Time difference same time as Ashburn
  5 hours behind UTC

Bahamas Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2021 March 14, 2021
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2022 Nov. 6, 2022
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2022 March 13, 2022
Forward 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.