Current time in Bahamas


5:55 p.m.
April 21, 2024

Local time in Bahamas

The time in Bahamas is 4 hours behind UTC and the same as in Ashburn. The current timezone in Bahamas is Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Bahamas is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Bahamas ends at Nov. 3, 2024.

Details for the time in Bahamas

Current time
5:55 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Standard timezone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA time zone America/Nassau
Your time difference same time as Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-4
4 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.

DST started at March 10, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Nov. 3, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 9, 2025
Sets the clock 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.

Time in Bahamas