Time zones in Europe

Move your cursor above that European country you want to see current time for and click to view time zone and your actual time details.

Scroll with your mouse to zoom, or use zoom buttons on the left side of the map. For Google Street View pull that small yellow man from the left side on the European country map.

The following table lists the European time zone abbreviations.

The term “IST” is not the legal abbreviation to describe Irish Summer Time but it is commonly used. IST is described as “summer time”, according to Irish law, while Irish Standard Time is described as both “standard time” and “winter time”.

Abbreviation Full name Other abbreviations Time zone
BST British Summer Time UTC + 1 hour
CEST Central European Summer Time MESZ UTC + 2 hours
CET Central European Time UTC + 1 hour
EEST Eastern European Summer Time UTC + 3 hours
EET Eastern European Time UTC + 2 hours
GMT Greenwich Mean Time UTC
IST Irish Standard Time UTC + 1 hour
KUYT Kuybyshev Time UTC + 4 hours
MSD Moscow Daylight Time UTC + 4 hours
MSK Moscow Standard Time UTC + 4 hours
SAMT Samara Time UTC + 4 hours
WEST Western European Summer Time UTC + 1 hour
WET Western European Time WEZ UTC

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