Current time in Bahrain


4:54 p.m.
July 13, 2024

Local time in Bahrain

The time in Bahrain is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Bahrain is Arabia Standard Time (AST). Bahrain is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1972.

Details for the time in Bahrain

Current time
4:54 p.m.
Time zone Arabia Standard Time (AST)
IANA time zone Asia/Bahrain
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Bahrain Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Bahrain is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Bahrain uses Arabia Standard Time AST. AST is UTC + 0300. Bahrain's latitude and longitude is 26° 00' N and 50° 33' E. Therefore a three hours offset to UTC is not surprising. Bahrain is a relatively small island meaning there is almost no time difference between the sunrise in the east and the west of the country.

Important cities in Bahrain

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

Time in Bahrain