Current time in Belgium


12:27 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Belgium

The time in Belgium is 1 hour ahead of UTC and the same as in Amsterdam. The current timezone in Belgium is Central European Time (CET). Belgium is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Belgium starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Belgium

Current time
12:27 p.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Brussels
Your time difference same time as Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour 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.

Last DST ended at Oct. 30, 2022
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 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