Current time in Hungary


8:30 p.m.
March 25, 2023

Local time in Hungary

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

Details for the time in Hungary

Current time
8:30 p.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Budapest
Your time difference same time as Amsterdam
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Hungary Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

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


Hungary uses Central European Time CET and Central European Summer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. Hungary's latitude and longitude is 47° 00' N and 20° 00' E. Therefore the one hour offset between UTC and CET is very suitable for Hungary and the use of daylight savings time is not surprising.

Important cities in Hungary

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

Time in Hungary