Russian Time Zones

Russian Time Zones

Time Zone Map Russia

There are 9 Russian Time Zones

-1 Kaliningrad Time



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. Snapshot of current Moscow time compared to times from cities around the globe.
  2. Snapshot of current Moscow time with times from other CIS cities.
  3. Snapshot of current times in cities across Russia – Kaliningrad to Kamchatka.
  4. 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).
  5. 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.