What is the time zone of Sri Lanka ?

Sri Lanka is in the India Standard Time zone. All places including the capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte have the same time, there are no exceptions. The country is not observing daylight savings so the clock is the same all year round.

  • India Standard Time (IST):+5:30 UTC (ahead)

sri lanka time zone map
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Time of neighboring countries

These are the times differences if you travel outside of Sri Lanka.

To India: You will enter the India Standard Time zone, but there is no time difference

Sri Lanka Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other countries in Asia

You can check out information and maps of other Asian countries by clicking below links.