Timezone of the Netherlands

The Netherlands is only a small country and has only 1 timezone (CET – Central European Time). We do use Daylight Saving Time, which means we advance the clock during summer so we have longer daylight in the evenings. In the Netherlands we refer to this as summertime and wintertime.

DST in 2018

  • DST starts March 25th 2018
  • DST ends October 28th 2018

DST in 2019

  • DST starts March 31st 2019
  • DST ends October 27th 2019

DST in 2020

  • DST starts March 29th 2020
  • DST ends October 25th 2020

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour Time zone abbreviation: CET – Central European Time