Time zones in Russia

There are 11 official standard time zones in Russia. This country has the most number of time zones within contiguous territory and does not observe the Daylight Saving Time (DST), not changing clocks ahead and back.

  • UTC+02:00 Kaliningrad Time Zone includes the westernmost region called Kaliningrad Oblast.
  • UTC+03:00 Moscow Time Zone (MSK) is the most populous one, encompassing 52 federal subjects in the European part of Russia. There are situated such the widely known tourist places like Moscow, Saint Petersburg and the ancient towns of the Golden Ring.
  • UTC+04:00 Samara Time Zone covers 2 regions, Samara Oblast and Udmurtia.
  • UTC+05:00 Yekaterinburg Time comprises 9 federal subjects, located to the east of the Ural mountains.
  • UTC+06:00 Omsk Time Zone includes totally 5 regions in the southwestern part of Siberia.
  • UTC+07:00 Krasnoyarsk Time Zone covers 4 regions in the south of Siberia.
  • UTC+08:00 Irkutsk Time Zone includes 3 federal subjects in the southeastern part of Siberia around the famous Baikal Lake.
  • UTC+09:00 Yakutsk Time Zone stretches along the entire Amur Oblast and the western part of Sakha (Yakutia) Republic.
  • UTC+10:00 Vladivostok Time Zone encompasses 5 regions in the Far East and the central part of Sakha (Yakutia) Republic.
  • UTC+11:00 Srednekolymsk Time Zone comprises the western part of the Sakha (Yakutia) and entire the North Kuril Islands.
  • UTC+12:00 Kamchatka Time Zone covers the most eastern areas of Russia, called Chukotka and Kamchatka Krai, bordering with Alaska (USA) and Japan.

The Moscow time (MSK) is widely used for broadcasting and train schedule across the country, that's why along with the UTC offset we also mention the offset from the Moscow time for different locations in Russia.

No Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 2015

See, in what time zones are located the major cities of Russia, including the capital, Moscow, the regional capitals (are in bold), the largest metropolises, tourist places and other important locations.

Alphabetical list of Russian cities with their standard time zones and MSK offsets
City or regional capitalRegionUTC time offsetMoscow time offset
Abakan Republic of Khakassia +07:00 MSK+4
Anadyr Chukotka Autonomous Okrug +12:00 MSK+9
Anapa Krasnodar Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Angarsk Irkutsk Oblast +08:00 MSK+5
Arkhangelsk Arkhangelsk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Armavir Krasnodar Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Astrakhan Astrakhan Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Barnaul Altai Krai +09:00 MSK+6
Belgorod Belgorod Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Birobidzhan Jewish Autonomous Oblast +10:00 MSK+7
Biysk Altai Krai +06:00 MSK+3
Blagoveshchensk Amur Oblast +09:00 MSK+6
Bratsk Irkutsk Oblast +08:00 MSK+5
Bryansk Bryansk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Cheboksary Chuvash Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Chelyabinsk Chelyabinsk Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Cherepovets Vologda Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Cherkessk Karachay-Cherkess Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Chita Zabaykalsky Krai +08:00 MSK+5
Dmitrov Moscow Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Elista Republic of Kalmykia +03:00 MSK+0
Gatchina Leningrad Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Gorno-Altaysk Altai Republi +06:00 MSK+3
Grozny Chechen Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Irkutsk Irkutsk Oblast +04:00 MSK+1
Ivanovo Ivanovo Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Izhevsk Udmurt Republic +04:00 MSK+1
Kaliningrad Kaliningrad Oblast +02:00 MSK-1
Kaluga Kaluga Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Kazan Republic of Tatarstan +03:00 MSK+0
Kemerovo Kemerovo Oblast +07:00 MSK+4
Khabarovsk Khabarovsk Krai +10:00 MSK+7
Khanty-Mansiysk Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug (Yugra) +05:00 MSK+2
Kirov Kirov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Kislovodsk Stavropol Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Kolomna Moscow Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Komsomolsk-on-Amur Khabarovsk Krai +10:00 MSK+7
Korolyov Moscow Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Kostroma Kostroma Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Krasnodar Krasnodar Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Krai +07:00 MSK+4
Kurgan Kurgan Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Kursk Kursk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Kyzyl Tuva Republic +07:00 MSK+4
Lipetsk Lipetsk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Magadan Magadan Oblast +10:00 MSK+7
Magas Republic of Ingushetia +03:00 MSK+0
Magnitogorsk Chelyabinsk Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Makhachkala Republic of Dagestan +03:00 MSK+0
Maykop Republic of Adygea +03:00 MSK+0
Mineralnye Vody Stavropol Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Mirny Sakha Republic +09:00 MSK+6
Moscow, capital of Russia Federal city +03:00 MSK+0
Murmansk Murmansk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Murom Vladimir Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Naberezhnye Chelny Republic of Tatarstan +03:00 MSK+0
Nakhodka Primorsky Krai +10:00 MSK+7
Nalchik Kabardino-Balkar Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Naryan-Mar Nenets Autonomous Okrug +03:00 MSK+0
Nizhnekamsk Republic of Tatarstan +03:00 MSK+0
Nizhnevartovsk Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug +05:00 MSK+2
Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Nizhny Tagil Sverdlovsk Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Norilsk Krasnoyarsk Krai +07:00 MSK+4
Novokuznetsk Kemerovo Oblast +07:00 MSK+4
Novorossiysk Krasnodar Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Novosibirsk Novosibirsk Oblast +06:00 MSK+3
Novy Urengoy Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug +05:00 MSK+2
Omsk Omsk Oblast +06:00 MSK+3
Orenburg Orenburg Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Orsk Orenburg Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Oryol Oryol Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Oymyakon Sakha Republic +10:00 MSK+7
Penza Penza Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Pereslavl-Zalessky Yaroslavl Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Perm Perm Krai +05:00 MSK+2
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Kamchatka Krai +12:00 MSK+9
Petrozavodsk Republic of Karelia +03:00 MSK+0
Pskov Pskov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Pyatigorsk Stavropol Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Rostov-on-Don Rostov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Rostov the Great Yaroslavl Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Ryazan Ryazan Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Saint Petersburg Federal city +03:00 MSK+0
Salekhard Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug +05:00 MSK+2
Samara Samara Oblast +04:00 MSK+1
Saransk Republic of Mordovia +03:00 MSK+0
Saratov Saratov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Sergiyev Posad Moscow Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Sevastopol Federal city +03:00 MSK+0
Simferopol Republic of Crimea +03:00 MSK+0
Smolensk Smolensk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Sochi Krasnodar Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Srednekolymsk Sakha Republic +11:00 MSK+8
Stary Oskol Belgorod Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Stavropol Stavropol Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Sterlitamak Republic of Bashkortostan +05:00 MSK+2
Surgut Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug +05:00 MSK+2
Suzdal Vladimir Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Syktyvkar Komi Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Taganrog Rostov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Tambov Tambov Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Tobolsk Tyumen Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Tolyatti Samara Oblast +04:00 MSK+1
Tomsk Tomsk Oblast +06:00 MSK+3
Tula Tula Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Tver Tver Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Tyumen Tyumen Oblast +06:00 MSK+3
Ufa Republic of Bashkortostan +05:00 MSK+2
Uglich Yaroslavl Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Ulan-Ude Republic of Buryatia +08:00 MSK+5
Ulyanovsk Ulyanovsk Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Veliky Novgorod Novgorod Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Vladimir Vladimir Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Vladikavkaz Republic of North Ossetia-Alania +03:00 MSK+0
Vladivostok Primorsky Krai +10:00 MSK+7
Volgograd Volgograd Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Vologda Vologda Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Volzhsky Volgograd Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Vorkuta Komi Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Voronezh Voronezh Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Yakutsk Sakha Republic +09:00 MSK+6
Yaroslavl Yaroslavl Oblast +03:00 MSK+0
Yekaterinburg Sverdlovsk Oblast +05:00 MSK+2
Yessentuki Stavropol Krai +03:00 MSK+0
Yoshkar-Ola Mari El Republic +03:00 MSK+0
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Sakhalin Oblast +10:00 MSK+7