Time

  • All of Romania lies within the Eastern European time zone, GMT/UTC+2, one hour ahead of most of continental Europe. Romanian local time is two hours ahead of London and seven hours ahead of New York.
  • Romania observes daylight saving time, and puts the clock forward one hour at 2am on the last Sunday in March and back again at 3am on the last Sunday in October.
  • The 24-hour clock is used for official purposes, including transport schedules. In everyday conversation people commonly use the 12-hour clock.