What is the time zone of Colombia?

The country is in the Colombia Time zone. All places including the capital Bogota have the same time, there are no exceptions. Colombia is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.

  • Colombia Time (COT):– 5:00 UTC/GMT (behind)

colombia time zone map
south america time zone map

Time of neighboring islands and countries

You might change time zones when you travel outside Colombia.

To Brazil:

When crossing the direct border with Brazil there is a time difference of +1 hour (ahead)

To Panama:

There is no time difference as Panama is in the same time zone all year round

To Ecuador:

You will enter the Ecuador Time zone, but the time remains the same all year round

To Peru:

You will enter the Peru Time zone, but the time remains the same all year round

To Venezuela:

When travelling to Venezuela you will enter the Venezuela Time zone, which is +1 hour (ahead)

Colombia Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other countries in South America

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