Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA. Most of the time we wanted find differences of two dates. It’s a very common and regular exercise in Excel and VBA when dealing with dates. We can find this using Excel VBA DateDiff function. In order to calculate we need start date and end date. It returns an integer value as a result. We use Excel DateDif function in Excel to perform same task.
Macro to Calculate Days Between two Dates in Excel VBA
Let us see the macro to calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA.
'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA 'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA Sub VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates() 'Variable declaration Dim sDate As Date, eDate As Date Dim iValue As Integer 'Start Date sDate = "10-Jan-2020" 'End Date eDate = "25-May-2020" iValue = DateDiff("d", sDate, eDate) 'Display output on the screen MsgBox "The Difference Between two Dates in days : " & iValue, vbInformation, "Difference Between two Dates in Days" End Sub
Here is the output screenshot of above mcaro.
Function to Get the Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA
Here is the function to find difference between two days in Excel VBA. Where StartDate and EndDate are two dates to select dates from the range on the worksheet.
'Function to get Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA Function VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates(StartDate As Range, EndDate As Range) 'Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA VBA_Calculate_Difference_Between_Two_Dates = DateDiff("d", StartDate, EndDate) End Function
Output:Here is the screenshot for your reference for the above function.
Instructions to Run VBA Macro Code or Procedure:
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2 thoughts on “Calculate Difference Between two Dates in Excel VBA”
Is it possible to run it as a function instead of msg. box so it can be used on several dates?
As requested, we have created function in the above tutorial for your reference.
Hope this helps!