Shanghai and Zurich time difference is 6 hours


Time in Shanghai


Mon, May 25th (UTC +8)
Time in Zurich


Mon, May 25th (UTC +2)

You should keep in mind that these two cities are in two different time zones. Zurich time is 6 hours behind Shanghai time, so if you are located in Shanghai and would like to make a phone call to or have a video chat with someone in Zurich, the convenient time for both you and the other party is 3pm to 5pm (Shanghai time).


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Time difference comparison

12 am Shanghai6pm previous day Zurich
1 am Shanghai7pm previous day Zurich
2 am Shanghai8pm previous day Zurich
3 am Shanghai9pm previous day Zurich
4 am Shanghai10pm previous day Zurich
5 am Shanghai11pm previous day Zurich
6 am Shanghai12am Zurich
7 am Shanghai1am Zurich
8 am Shanghai2am Zurich
9 am Shanghai3am Zurich
10 am Shanghai4am Zurich
11 am Shanghai5am Zurich
12 pm Shanghai6am Zurich
1 pm Shanghai7am Zurich
2 pm Shanghai8am Zurich
3 pm Shanghai9am Zurich
4 pm Shanghai10am Zurich
5 pm Shanghai11am Zurich
6 pm Shanghai12pm Zurich
7 pm Shanghai1pm Zurich
8 pm Shanghai2pm Zurich
9 pm Shanghai3pm Zurich
10 pm Shanghai4pm Zurich
11 pm Shanghai5pm Zurich

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



Time difference between CST (China Standard Time) and CEST (Central European Summer Time) is 6 hours



Shanghai - China



Zurich - Switzerland

  • Time zone: CEST - Central European Summer Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2
  • DST started on: 29 March 2020
  • DST will end on: 25 October 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time ends, the time zone in Zurich will return to CET (Central European Time).