What is the time zone of Egypt?

Egypt is in the Eastern European Time zone. All places including the touristic places Luxor, Giza, Aswan and capital Cairo have the same time, there are no exceptions. The country is not observing daylight savings so the clock is the same all year round.

  • Eastern European Time (EET): +2:00 UTC (ahead)
egypt time zone map
middle east time zone map
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Travel to neighboring provinces and countries

These are the times differences if you travel outside of Egypt.

To Israel: You will enter the Israel Time zone:

  • November to March: no time difference
  • March to October: +1:00 hour (ahead)

To Iran: You will enter the Iran Time zone:

  • November to March: +1:30 hour (ahead)
  • March to October: +2:30 hour (ahead)

To Saudi Arabia: You will enter the Arabia Time zone, which is +1 hour ahead

To Sudan: You will enter the Central Africa Time zone, but there is no time difference

To Libya: There is no time difference as you remain in the same time zone all year round

Egypt 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
Cyprus Bahrain Iran Oman
Egypt * Iraq United Arab Emirates
Israel Kuwait Abu Dhabi
Jordan Qatar Ajman
Lebanon Saudi Arabia Dubai
State of Palestine Turkey Fujairah
Syria Yemen Ras Al Khaimah
Umm Al Quwain
* no daylight savings