Current time in Hungary


7:24 a.m.
Jan. 17, 2022

Local time in Hungary

The time in Hungary is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in Hungary

Current time
7:24 a.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Budapest
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Hungary Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2021 March 28, 2021
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2022 Oct. 30, 2022
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2022 March 27, 2022
Forward 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.