What Time Is It In Las Vegas?

What is the current time in Las Vegas, Nevada

The current time in Las Vegas, Nevada is

6:05 PM

The date is April 13, 2024

Quick facts

  • Las Vegas is 7:00 behind GMT right now
  • Las Vegas's time zone is Pacific Time

What Time Zone is Las Vegas, Nevada In?

Las Vegas is in Pacific Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to PT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: PST and PDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In PT, clocks are typically moved forward and backwards anually (once forward and once backward every year).

Timezone Pacific Mountain Central Eastern
GMT Offset -7:00 -7:00 -5:00 -4:00
12-hour time 9:05 PM 8:05 PM 6:05 PM 6:05 PM
24-hour time 21:05 20:05 18:05 18:05
Military time 2105 2005 1805 1805

Las Vegas is known two things: gambling and The Strip. The city is home to many 24/7 casinos, with the average opening and closing times being around 10am and 4am respectively. Las Vegas is easily accessible by car, with it being a 4-5 hour drive from Los Angeles and Phoenix. There are also many flights per day that go to Las Vegas from various cities across the country, packed with frat houses and bachelor parties.


  • Average temperature: 70°F
  • Climate: Mild and sunny with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Electric Daisy Carnival, Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend
  • Average daylight: 12 hours


  • Average temperature: 100°F
  • Climate: Hot and dry with occasional thunderstorms
  • Unique traditions and events: World Series of Poker, Fourth of July fireworks on the Strip
  • Average daylight: 14 hours


  • Average temperature: 75°F
  • Climate: Mild and sunny with occasional rain showers
  • Unique traditions and events: Life is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas Pride Parade
  • Average daylight: 11 hours


  • Average temperature: 50°F
  • Climate: Cool and dry with occasional snow flurries in the mountains
  • Unique traditions and events: National Finals Rodeo, New Year's Eve fireworks on the Strip
  • Average daylight: 10 hours

Las Vegas is a city located in the southern part of the state of Nevada, in the Pacific Time Zone. It is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-8). The nearest timezone border is the Mountain Time Zone approximately 80 miles away. The travel time to the nearest states, California and Arizona, is around 4-5 hours by car. The neighboring cities include Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Boulder City. If someone were to drive from Las Vegas across America, it would take approximately 36 hours! Learn more about traveling to Las Vegas and experience the excitement of Sin City..

City Distance (mi) Time to Drive (hrs) Timezone Change (hrs)
Yosemite National Park 394 7.88 -1
White House in Washington D.C. 2,292 45.84 +3
Denali National Park 2,907 58.14 -4
Las Vegas Strip 0 0 0
Citizens Bank Park 2,417 48.34 +3
Niagara Falls 2,184 43.68 +3
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 569 11.38 -1
Yellowstone 702 14.04 -1
Manhattan 2,444 48.88 +3
Grand Canyon 276 5.52 -1

Other times in the United States

The United States has four main time zones and six time zones including Alaska and Hawaii. Time can span between six hours and range from -5 UTC hours to -10 UTC, making time in Las Vegas change by a 6 hour time frame in the United States. Here are the most popular current times across the USA.

City State Timezone 12-hour time 24 hour time Military time
New York City New York Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Chicago Illinois Central Time 6:42 PM 18:42 1842
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 5:42 PM 17:42 1742
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 4:42 PM 16:42 1642

Fast Facts About Las Vegas

What time zone is Las Vegas in?

Las Vegas is in the Pacific Time time zone

What is Las Vegas time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Las Vegas is offset by -7:00.