Current time in Finland


1:53 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Finland

The time in Finland is 2 hours ahead of UTC and 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam. The current timezone in Finland is Eastern European Time (EET). Finland is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Finland starts at March 26, 2023.

Details for the time in Finland

Current time
1:53 p.m.
Time zone Eastern European Time (EET)
DST: Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Helsinki
Your time difference 1 hour ahead of Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours ahead of UTC

Finland Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

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


Finland uses Eastern European Time EET and Eastern European Summer Time EEST. EET is UTC +0200 and EEST is +0300. Finland's latitude and longitude is 64° 00' N and 26° 00' E. Therefore a two hours offset between EET and UTC is not surprising. Looking at Finland’s the high latitude it’s clear the country has a big need for daylight savings time. Especially in the North of the country where the days get very short during the winter.

Important cities in Finland

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

Time in Finland