Current time in Vatican


10:57 a.m.
Nov. 30, 2023

Local time in Vatican

The time in Vatican is 1 hour ahead of UTC and 6 hours ahead of Ashburn. The current timezone in Vatican is Central European Time (CET). Vatican is currently observing Standard Time (DST) also known as winter time. Daylight Saving Time in Vatican starts at March 30, 2024.

Details for the time in Vatican

Current time
10:57 a.m.
Time zone Central European Time (CET)
DST: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
IANA time zone Europe/Vatican
Your time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+1
1 hour ahead of UTC

Vatican Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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

Last DST ended at Oct. 28, 2023
Sets the clock back 1 hour
Next DST starts at March 30, 2024
Sets the clock forward 1 hour
DST is ending at Oct. 26, 2024
Sets the clock back 1 hour


The Vatican uses Central European Time CET and Central European Sumer Time CEST. CET is UTC +0100 and CEST is UTC +0200. The Vatican is a Catholic micro state in Rome. The smallest country in the world.

Important cities in Vatican

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

Time in Vatican