Time in Zurich Zurich Switzerland 24-Hour Clock and 12-Hour Clock

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The timezone for Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland is CEST (Central European Standard Time or Europe/Zurich)

  • The Zürich timezone is 2 hour(s) ahead UTC.
  • Currently, Zürich observes Daylight Saving Time (DST). Its known by the abbreviation CEST.
  • The current date in Zürich is April 22, 2024.
  • The currency of Switzerland is the Franc (CHF).
  • The international dialing code to call Switzerland is +41.

DST means 'Daylight Saving Time'. The Daylight Saving Time has been in use in some countries like United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia and also in Europe. Its goal is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. In Europe, Daylight Saving Time is known as 'Summer Time'. The correct spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time.


* The reference time is our web server time. We suppose it is very accurate for most purposes, but we cannot guarantee its exactness.