Cape Town and Edinburgh time difference is 1 hour


Time in Cape Town


Tue, May 26th (UTC +2)
Time in Edinburgh


Tue, May 26th (UTC +1)

You should keep in mind that these two cities are in two different time zones. Edinburgh time is 1 hour behind Cape Town time, so if you are located in Cape Town and would like to make a phone call to or have a video chat with someone in Edinburgh, the convenient time for both you and the other party is 10am to 5pm (Cape Town time).


See distance from Cape Town to Edinburgh

Time difference comparison

12 am Cape Town11pm previous day Edinburgh
1 am Cape Town12am Edinburgh
2 am Cape Town1am Edinburgh
3 am Cape Town2am Edinburgh
4 am Cape Town3am Edinburgh
5 am Cape Town4am Edinburgh
6 am Cape Town5am Edinburgh
7 am Cape Town6am Edinburgh
8 am Cape Town7am Edinburgh
9 am Cape Town8am Edinburgh
10 am Cape Town9am Edinburgh
11 am Cape Town10am Edinburgh
12 pm Cape Town11am Edinburgh
1 pm Cape Town12pm Edinburgh
2 pm Cape Town1pm Edinburgh
3 pm Cape Town2pm Edinburgh
4 pm Cape Town3pm Edinburgh
5 pm Cape Town4pm Edinburgh
6 pm Cape Town5pm Edinburgh
7 pm Cape Town6pm Edinburgh
8 pm Cape Town7pm Edinburgh
9 pm Cape Town8pm Edinburgh
10 pm Cape Town9pm Edinburgh
11 pm Cape Town10pm Edinburgh

The hours shown in blue color are the usual 9 am to 5 pm business hours.



Time difference between SAST (South Africa Standard Time) and BST (British Summer Time) is 1 hour



Cape Town - South Africa



Edinburgh - UK

  • Time zone: BST - British Summer Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1
  • DST started on: 29 March 2020
  • DST will end on: 25 October 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time ends, the time zone in Edinburgh will return to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).