What is the time zone of Panama?
Panama is in the Eastern Time zone. All places including the capital Panama City have the same time, there are no exceptions. The country is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.
- Eastern Standard Time (EST):– 5:00 UTC/GMT (behind)
Time of neighboring islands and countries
You might change time zones when traveling outside Panama.
- There is no time difference as it’s is in the same time zone all year round.
To Costa Rica:
- When crossing the border with Costa Rica you will enter the Central Time zone, which is -1 hour (behind)
Panama Daylight Savings Time (DST)
There is no daylight savings time.
Other countries in Central America
You can check out information and maps of other Central American countries by clicking below links.