Q: What is the time in the Arctic? The time zone in the Arctic is GMT +1.0 hour.on Svalbard trips is CET. East Greenland trips switch time zones mid-trip to fit Iceland time (GMT), West Greenland trips stays at GMT -2. Was this article helpful? Yes or No Can't find the answers you're looking for? Contact our support team and we'll personally get back to you as quickly as we can.