Current time in Vatican


5:16 p.m.
Jan. 23, 2021

Local time in Vatican

The time in Vatican 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 Vatican

Current time
5:16 p.m.
Timezone Central European Time (CET)
Olson timezone name Europe/Vatican
Time difference 6 hours ahead of Ashburn
  1 hour ahead of UTC

Vatican Daylight Saving time (DST)

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

DST Started 2020 March 29, 2020
Forward 1 hour
DST Ends 2121 Oct. 31, 2021
Backward 1 hour
Next DST Start 2121 March 28, 2021
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.