NETWORKDAYS Function – Google Sheets

The NETWORKDAYS function calculates the number of working days between two dates. The function excludes weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and can exclude holidays if you provide a list.



start_date Date at which to start the calculation

end_date Date at which to end the calculation

[holiday(s)] An optional list of holidays to exclude from the count of days.

Related functions

DAYS – Calculate the number of days between two dates.

DATEDIF – Calculate length of time between two dates in years, months, and/or days.

MINUS – Subtract one value from another. Can be done with dates.

NETWORKDAYS.INTL – Calculate the number of work days between two dates. You can modify which days are weekends.


#VALUE! – The inputs are something that isn’t a valid date such as “The other day” or “Yester-yester-day”.


 Live examples in Sheets

Go to this spreadsheet for the examples of the NETWORKDAYS function shown above that you can study and use anywhere you would like.

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