What is the time zone of Qatar?
Qatar is in the Arabia Standard Time zone. All places including the capital Doha have the same time, there are no exceptions. The country is not observing daylight savings so the clock is the same all year round.
- Arabia Standard Time (AST): +3:00 UTC (ahead)
Travel to neighboring provinces and countries
These are the times differences if you travel outside of Qatar.
To Saudi Arabia: There is no time difference as you remain in the same time zone all year round
To Bahrain: There is no time difference as you remain in the same time zone all year round
To United Arab Emirates (UAE): You will enter the Gulf Time zone:
- November to March: +1:00 hour (ahead)
- March to October: +1:00 hour (ahead)
To Iran: You will enter the Iran Time zone:
- November to March: +0:30 hour (ahead)
- March to October: +1:30 hour (ahead
Qatar 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|