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BST – British Summer Time / British Daylight Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: BDT – British Daylight Time, BDST – British Daylight Saving Time

Time zone map of BST
Currently observing BST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +1).
Currently observing BST – British Summer Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as BST (UTC +1) but different time zone name.

British Summer Time (BST) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a Daylight Saving Time time zone and is used in: Europe.

This time zone is often called British Summer Time.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

Where and When is BST Observed?

Europe

European countries/territories using BST in the summer and GMT in the winter:

  • Guernsey
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • United Kingdom - main islands Show

    England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Other Time Zones in UTC +1

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as BST, but can be found under a different name: