What is the time zone of Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is in the Gulf Standard Time zone. All places have the same time, there are no exceptions. The emirate is not observing daylight savings so the clock is the same all year round.
- Gulf Standard Time (GST): +4:00 UTC (ahead)
The United Arab Emirates is consisting of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. All emirates are in the same time zone.
Travel to neighboring provinces and countries
These are the times differences if you travel outside the region.
To Oman: There is no time difference as you remain in the same time zone all year round
To Saudi Arabia: You will enter the Arabia Time zone:
- November to March: -1:00 hour (behind)
- March to October: -1:00 hour (behind)
To Iran: You will enter the Iran Time zone:
- November to March: -0:30 hour (behind)
- March to October: +0:30 hour (ahead)
Abu Dhabi Daylight Savings Time (DST)
There is no daylight savings.
Other Middle Eastern countries
You can check out information and maps of other Middle Eastern countries by clicking on the below links.
|Eastern European Time & Israel Time||Arabia Standard Time & Turkey Time||Iran Standard Time||Gulf Standard Time|
|Egypt *||Iraq||United Arab Emirates|
|State of Palestine||Turkey||Fujairah|
|Syria||Yemen||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Umm Al Quwain|
|* no daylight savings|