Current time in Barbados


8:45 a.m.
July 13, 2024

Local time in Barbados

The time in Barbados is 4 hours behind UTC and the same as in Ashburn. The timezone in Barbados is Atlantic Standard Time (AST). Barbados is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1980.

Details for the time in Barbados

Current time
8:45 a.m.
Time zone Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
IANA time zone America/Barbados
Your time difference same time as Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC-4
4 hours behind UTC

Barbados Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Barbados is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Barbados uses Atlantic Standard Time ATS. ATS is UTC -0400. Barbados's latitude and longitude is 13° 10' N and 59° 32' W. A four hours offset to UTC is therefore exactly what you would expect. Because of its low latitude Barbados has no need for daylight savings time. Barbados is a small country, an island less than 40 kilometers from east to west. Therefore there is almost no time difference between the sunrise in the east and the west of the country.

Important cities in Barbados

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

Time in Barbados