Timezones and info for travellers

Get your watch into gear as you head off on your travels… Here’s our guide to international timezones.

Time changes around the globe for travellers

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Don’t be left at the gate as the sun rises

If you’re travelling over this weekend then you’ll need to stay on top of local time changes. Here’s a guide to what you should expect. Please check at local destination, too.


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Country Region/states Example location DST start date DST end date
Afghanistan All destinations Kabul No DST in 2015
Albania All destinations Tirana Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Algeria All destinations Algiers No DST in 2015
American Samoa All destinations Pago Pago No DST in 2015
Andorra All destinations Andorra La Vella Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Angola All destinations Luanda No DST in 2015
Anguilla All destinations The Valley No DST in 2015
Antarctica Most destinations Mawson No DST in 2015
Some destinations South Pole Sunday, September 27 Sunday, April 5
Palmer Station Does not start this year Sunday, April 26
Troll Station Sunday, March 1* Saturday, November 7
Antigua and Barbuda All destinations Saint John’s No DST in 2015
Argentina Most destinations Buenos Aires No DST in 2015
San Luis San Luis DST all year in 2015
Armenia All destinations Yerevan No DST in 2015
Aruba All destinations Oranjestad No DST in 2015
Australia South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, New South Wales, much of Tasmania Melbourne Sunday, October 4 Sunday, April 5
Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Christmas Island Brisbane No DST in 2015
Lord Howe Island Lord Howe Island Sunday, October 4 Sunday, April 5
Other Macquarie Island DST all year in 2015
Austria All destinations Vienna Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Azerbaijan Most destinations Baku Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Nagorno-Karabakh Xankendi No DST in 2015
Bahrain All destinations Manama No DST in 2015
Bangladesh All destinations Dhaka No DST in 2015
Barbados All destinations Bridgetown No DST in 2015
Belarus All destinations Minsk No DST in 2015
Belgium All destinations Brussels Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Belize All destinations Belmopan No DST in 2015
Benin All destinations Porto Novo No DST in 2015
Bermuda All destinations Hamilton Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Bhutan All destinations Thimphu No DST in 2015
Bolivia All destinations Sucre No DST in 2015
Bosnia and Herzegovina All destinations Sarajevo Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Botswana All destinations Gaborone No DST in 2015
Brazil Most destinations Manaus No DST in 2015
Distrito Federal, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, much of Mato Grosso, Paraná, Espírito Santo Brasilia Sunday, October 18 Sunday, February 22
British Indian Ocean Territory All destinations Diego Garcia No DST in 2015
British Virgin Islands All destinations Road Town No DST in 2015
Brunei All destinations Bandar Seri Begawan No DST in 2015
Bulgaria All destinations Sofia Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Burkina Faso All destinations Ouagadougou No DST in 2015
Burundi All destinations Bujumbura No DST in 2015
Cabo Verde All destinations Praia No DST in 2015
Cambodia All destinations Phnom Penh No DST in 2015
Cameroon All destinations Yaoundé No DST in 2015
Canada Most destinations Montreal Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
most of Saskatchewan, some regions of British Columbia, small region of Nunavut Territory, small region of Quebec, small region of Ontario Regina No DST in 2015
Cayman Islands All destinations George Town No DST in 2015
Central African Republic All destinations Bangui No DST in 2015
Chad All destinations Ndjamena No DST in 2015
Chile Most destinations Santiago Does not start this year Sunday, April 26
Other Easter Island Does not start this year Saturday, April 25
China All destinations Beijing No DST in 2015
Cocos (Keeling) Islands All destinations Bantam No DST in 2015
Colombia All destinations Bogota No DST in 2015
Comoros All destinations Moroni No DST in 2015
Congo All destinations Brazzaville No DST in 2015
Congo Dem.Rep. All destinations Kinshasa No DST in 2015
Cook Islands All destinations Rarotonga No DST in 2015
Costa Rica All destinations San Jose No DST in 2015
Cote d’Ivoire All destinations Yamoussoukro No DST in 2015
Croatia All destinations Zagreb Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Cuba All destinations Havana Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Curaçao All destinations Willemstad No DST in 2015
Cyprus All destinations Nicosia Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Czech Republic All destinations Prague Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Denmark All destinations Copenhagen Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Djibouti All destinations Djibouti No DST in 2015
Dominica All destinations Roseau No DST in 2015
Dominican Republic All destinations Santo Domingo No DST in 2015
East Timor All destinations Dili No DST in 2015
Ecuador All destinations Quito No DST in 2015
Egypt All destinations Cairo Friday, April 24* Friday, September 25*
El Salvador All destinations San Salvador No DST in 2015
Equatorial Guinea All destinations Malabo No DST in 2015
Eritrea All destinations Asmara No DST in 2015
Estonia All destinations Tallinn Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Ethiopia All destinations Addis Ababa No DST in 2015
Falkland Islands All destinations Stanley No DST in 2015
Faroe Islands All destinations Tórshavn Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Fiji All destinations Suva Sunday, November 1 Sunday, January 18
Finland All destinations Helsinki Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
France Most destinations Paris Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin Gustavia No DST in 2015
French Guiana All destinations Cayenne No DST in 2015
French Polynesia All destinations Papeete No DST in 2015
French Southern Territories All destinations Port-aux-Francais No DST in 2015
Gabon All destinations Libreville No DST in 2015
Gaza Strip All destinations Gaza Saturday, March 28 Friday, October 23
Georgia All destinations Tbilisi No DST in 2015
Germany All destinations Berlin Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Ghana All destinations Accra No DST in 2015
Gibraltar All destinations Gibraltar Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Greece All destinations Athens Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Greenland Most destinations Nuuk Saturday, March 28 Saturday, October 24
Some destinations Danmarkshavn No DST in 2015
Ittoqqortoormiit Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Thule Air Base Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Grenada All destinations Saint George’s No DST in 2015
Guadeloupe All destinations Basse-Terre No DST in 2015
Guam All destinations Hagåtña No DST in 2015
Guatemala All destinations Guatemala No DST in 2015
Guernsey All destinations St. Peter Port Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Guinea All destinations Conakry No DST in 2015
Guinea-Bissau All destinations Bissau No DST in 2015
Guyana All destinations Georgetown No DST in 2015
Haiti All destinations Port-au-Prince Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Holy See (Vatican City) All destinations Vatican City Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Honduras All destinations Tegucigalpa No DST in 2015
Hong Kong All destinations Hong Kong No DST in 2015
Hungary All destinations Budapest Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Iceland All destinations Reykjavik No DST in 2015
India All destinations New Delhi No DST in 2015
Indonesia All destinations Jakarta No DST in 2015
Iran All destinations Tehran Sunday, March 22 Tuesday, September 22
Iraq All destinations Baghdad No DST in 2015
Ireland All destinations Dublin Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Isle of Man All destinations Douglas Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Israel All destinations Jerusalem Friday, March 27 Sunday, October 25
Italy All destinations Rome Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Jamaica All destinations Kingston No DST in 2015
Japan All destinations Tokyo No DST in 2015
Jersey All destinations Saint Helier Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Jordan All destinations Amman Friday, March 27 Friday, October 30
Kazakhstan All destinations Astana No DST in 2015
Kenya All destinations Nairobi No DST in 2015
Kiribati All destinations Tarawa No DST in 2015
Kosovo All destinations Pristina Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Kuwait All destinations Kuwait City No DST in 2015
Kyrgyzstan All destinations Bishkek No DST in 2015
Laos All destinations Vientiane No DST in 2015
Latvia All destinations Riga Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Lebanon All destinations Beirut Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Lesotho All destinations Maseru No DST in 2015
Liberia All destinations Monrovia No DST in 2015
Libya All destinations Tripoli No DST in 2015
Liechtenstein All destinations Vaduz Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Lithuania All destinations Vilnius Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Luxembourg All destinations Luxembourg Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Macau All destinations Macau No DST in 2015
Macedonia, Republic of All destinations Skopje Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Madagascar All destinations Antananarivo No DST in 2015
Malawi All destinations Lilongwe No DST in 2015
Malaysia All destinations Kuala Lumpur No DST in 2015
Maldives All destinations Male No DST in 2015
Mali All destinations Bamako No DST in 2015
Malta All destinations Valletta Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Marshall Islands All destinations Majuro No DST in 2015
Martinique All destinations Fort-de-France No DST in 2015
Mauritania All destinations Nouakchott No DST in 2015
Mauritius All destinations Port Louis No DST in 2015
Mayotte All destinations Mamoutzou No DST in 2015
Mexico Most destinations Mexico City Sunday, April 5 Sunday, October 25
Baja California, much of Chihuahua, Tamaulipas Mexicali Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Sonora, Quintana Roo Hermosillo No DST in 2015
Micronesia All destinations Palikir No DST in 2015
Moldova All destinations Chisinau Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Monaco All destinations Monaco Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Mongolia All destinations Ulaanbaatar Saturday, March 28 Saturday, September 26
Montenegro All destinations Podgorica Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Montserrat All destinations Brades No DST in 2015
Morocco All destinations Casablanca Sunday, March 29* Sunday, October 25*
Mozambique All destinations Maputo No DST in 2015
Myanmar All destinations Yangon No DST in 2015
Namibia All destinations Windhoek Sunday, September 6 Sunday, April 5
Nauru All destinations Yaren No DST in 2015
Nepal All destinations Kathmandu No DST in 2015
Netherlands Most destinations Amsterdam Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Saint Martin, Bonaire, Saba Philipsburg No DST in 2015
New Caledonia All destinations Noumea No DST in 2015
New Zealand All destinations Wellington Sunday, September 27 Sunday, April 5
Nicaragua All destinations Managua No DST in 2015
Niger All destinations Niamey No DST in 2015
Nigeria All destinations Lagos No DST in 2015
Niue All destinations Alofi No DST in 2015
Norfolk Island All destinations Kingston No DST in 2015
North Korea All destinations Pyongyang No DST in 2015
Northern Mariana Islands All destinations Saipan No DST in 2015
Norway All destinations Oslo Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Oman All destinations Muscat No DST in 2015
Pakistan All destinations Islamabad No DST in 2015
Palau All destinations Melekeok No DST in 2015
Panama All destinations Panama No DST in 2015
Papua New Guinea All destinations Port Moresby No DST in 2015
Paraguay All destinations Asuncion Sunday, October 4 Sunday, March 22
Peru All destinations Lima No DST in 2015
Philippines All destinations Manila No DST in 2015
Pitcairn Islands All destinations Adamstown No DST in 2015
Poland All destinations Warsaw Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Portugal All destinations Lisbon Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Puerto Rico All destinations San Juan No DST in 2015
Qatar All destinations Doha No DST in 2015
Reunion All destinations Saint-Denis No DST in 2015
Romania All destinations Bucharest Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Russia All destinations Moscow No DST in 2015
Rwanda All destinations Kigali No DST in 2015
Saint Helena All destinations Jamestown No DST in 2015
Saint Kitts and Nevis All destinations Basseterre No DST in 2015
Saint Lucia All destinations Castries No DST in 2015
Saint Pierre and Miquelon All destinations Saint-Pierre Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines All destinations Kingstown No DST in 2015
Samoa All destinations Apia Sunday, September 27 Sunday, April 5
San Marino All destinations San Marino Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Sao Tome and Principe All destinations São Tomé No DST in 2015
Saudi Arabia All destinations Riyadh No DST in 2015
Senegal All destinations Dakar No DST in 2015
Serbia All destinations Belgrade Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Seychelles All destinations Victoria No DST in 2015
Sierra Leone All destinations Freetown No DST in 2015
Singapore All destinations Singapore No DST in 2015
Slovakia All destinations Bratislava Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Slovenia All destinations Ljubljana Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Solomon Islands All destinations Honiara No DST in 2015
Somalia All destinations Mogadishu No DST in 2015
South Africa All destinations Johannesburg No DST in 2015
South Georgia/Sandwich Is. All destinations King Edward Point No DST in 2015
South Korea All destinations Seoul No DST in 2015
South Sudan All destinations Juba No DST in 2015
Spain All destinations Madrid Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Sri Lanka All destinations Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte No DST in 2015
Sudan All destinations Khartoum No DST in 2015
Suriname All destinations Paramaribo No DST in 2015
Swaziland All destinations Mbabane No DST in 2015
Sweden All destinations Stockholm Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Switzerland All destinations Bern Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Syria All destinations Damascus Friday, March 27 Friday, October 30
Taiwan All destinations Taipei No DST in 2015
Tajikistan All destinations Dushanbe No DST in 2015
Tanzania All destinations Dodoma No DST in 2015
Thailand All destinations Bangkok No DST in 2015
The Bahamas All destinations Nassau Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
The Gambia All destinations Banjul No DST in 2015
Togo All destinations Lome No DST in 2015
Tokelau All destinations Fakaofo No DST in 2015
Tonga All destinations Nukualofa No DST in 2015
Trinidad and Tobago All destinations Port of Spain No DST in 2015
Tunisia All destinations Tunis No DST in 2015
Turkey All destinations Ankara Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Turkmenistan All destinations Ashgabat No DST in 2015
Turks and Caicos Islands All destinations Cockburn Town No DST in 2015
Tuvalu All destinations Funafuti No DST in 2015
Uganda All destinations Kampala No DST in 2015
Ukraine Most destinations Kyiv Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
Some destinations Donetsk No DST in 2015
United Arab Emirates All destinations Abu Dhabi No DST in 2015
United Kingdom All destinations London Sunday, March 29 Sunday, October 25
United States Most destinations Washington DC Sunday, March 8 Sunday, November 1
Hawaii, most of Arizona, Midway Atoll, Wake Island, small region of Alaska Honolulu No DST in 2015
Uruguay All destinations Montevideo Sunday, October 4 Sunday, March 8
US Virgin Islands All destinations Charlotte Amalie No DST in 2015
Uzbekistan All destinations Tashkent No DST in 2015
Vanuatu All destinations Port Vila No DST in 2015
Venezuela All destinations Caracas No DST in 2015
Vietnam All destinations Hanoi No DST in 2015
Wallis and Futuna All destinations Mata-Utu No DST in 2015
West Bank All destinations Bethlehem Saturday, March 28 Friday, October 23
Western Sahara All destinations El Aaiún Sunday, March 29* Sunday, October 25*
Yemen All destinations Sana No DST in 2015
Zambia All destinations Lusaka No DST in 2015
Zimbabwe All destinations Harare No DST in 2015


 

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