Current time in Romania


6:17 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2023

Local time in Romania

The time in Romania is 3 hours ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Romania is Eastern European Summer Time (EEST). Romania is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Romania ends at Oct. 29, 2023.

Details for the time in Romania

Current time
6:17 p.m.
Time zone Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
Standard timezone: Eastern European Time (EET)
IANA time zone Europe/Bucharest
Your time difference 3 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Romania Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

DST started at March 26, 2023
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 29, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 31, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour


Romania uses Eastern European Time EET and Eastern European Summer Time EEST. EET is UTC + 0200 and EEST is UTC +0300. Romania's latitude and longitude is 46° 00' N and 25° 00' E. Therefore being two hours ahead of UTFC is very suitable for Romania. Because of its high latitude it is not surprising the country observes daylight savings time.

Important cities in Romania

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

Time in Romania