Current time in Belgium


3:41 p.m.
July 13, 2024

Local time in Belgium

The time in Belgium is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Belgium is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Belgium is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Belgium ends at Oct. 26, 2024.

Details for the time in Belgium

Current time
3:41 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Brussels
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Belgium Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

DST started at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 29, 2025
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Belgium uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Belgium's longitude is only 4° 00' E. Meaning an one hours offset between UTC and CET results in a relatively late sunrise in Belgium. This is no problem for the Belgium’s as they have more streetlights than anywhere else in the world.

Important cities in Belgium

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

Time in Belgium