Current time in Vatican


5:32 p.m.
March 29, 2023

Local time in Vatican

The time in Vatican is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The current timezone in Vatican is Central European Summer Time (CEST). Vatican is currently observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) also known as summer time. Daylight Saving Time in Vatican ends at Oct. 29, 2023.

Details for the time in Vatican

Current time
5:32 p.m.
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Standard timezone: Central European Time (CET)
IANA time zone Europe/Vatican
Your time difference 2 hours ahead of UTC
UTC time difference UTC+2
2 hours 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.

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


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