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HOME: Russia Time Zones

Russian Time Zones


Time Zone Map Russia

There are 9 Russian Time Zones


-1  Kaliningrad Time



Kaliningrad shares the same time as Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, as well as Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

(0)  Moscow Time



Moscow, St Petersburg, Arkhangelsk, Astrakhan, Belgorod, Bryansk, Cheboksary, Elista, Grozny, Ivanovo, Izhevsk, Kaluga, Kazan, Kirov, Kostroma, Krasnodar, Kursk, Lipetsk, Murmansk, Naryan Mar, Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Oryol, Penza, Petrozavodsk, Pskov, Rostov-na-Donu, Ryazan, Samara, Saransk, Saratov, Smolensk, Sochi, Stavropol, Syktyvkar, Tambov, Tolyatti, Tula, Tver, Ukhta, Ulyanovsk, Vladimir, Vorkuta, Vologda, Voronezh, Yaroslavl, Yoshkar-Ola

+2  Ekaterinburg Time



Ekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk,
Khanty-Mansiysk, Kudymkar, Kurgan, Magnitogorsk, Orenburg, Perm, Salekhard, Serov, Sterlitamak, Surgut, Tyumen, Ufa

+3  Omsk Time



Omsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaisk, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Tomsk

+4  Krasnoyarsk Time



Krasnoyarsk, Abakan, Dudinka, Khatanga, Kyzyl, Norilsk

+5  Irkutsk Time



Irkutsk, Bratsk, Ulan-Ude

+6  Yakutsk Time



Yakutsk, Baley, Blagoveschensk, Chita, Mirnyi, Tynda, Udachnyi

+7  Vladivostok Time



Vladivostok, Birobidzhan, Komsomolsk, Khabarovsk, Nakhodka, Nikolaevsk, Okha, Ussuriysk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

+8  Magadan Time



Magadan, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo





Russian Time Zones - Additional Information


There are 9 time zones in Russia, more than in any other country (ie. 6 in Canada).


Moscow standard time zone is 3 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

To simplify Russia travel, rail and air schedules throughout Russia use Moscow Standard Time. Clocks in railroad stations and airports are set to Moscow Time even where it differs from local time by as much as eight hours.





Resources for Making Phone Calls at the Right Time


Here are a few of our favorite resources for calling to, from and within Russia and the CIS.

  1. Each city page on Russia-Ukraine-Travel has a live local clock & local dialing codes.
  2. Snapshot of current Moscow time compared to times from cities around the globe.
  3. Snapshot of current Moscow time with times from other CIS cities.
  4. Snapshot of current times in cities across Russia - Kaliningrad to Kamchatka.
  5. Time Zone Converter - a calculator that lets you figure out what time it will be in one time zone at any given time in another time zone. (Good tool for planning calls).
  6. International Dialing Codes - If you need to make a phone call to someone in another country and you are not sure exactly how to dial the number, then this tool will help.