Time in Budapest

The current time in Budapest is…

Budapest time is one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) making it the same as Central European Time (CET).

Budapest is in the same time zone as Norway, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Poland, France, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Austria, Switzerland, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania and the Netherlands.

In fact the current geographical areas of Hungary and Slovakia started using CET in 1890; the first to do so.

For more information about Budapest in Hungary, including recommended hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, events, things to do – and even advice about the best time of year to visit Budapest – see our Budapest Guide.


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