Laravel 5 - How to get difference of time in minutes?

By Hardik Savani | September 14, 2016 | | 4574 Viewer | Category : Laravel

Sometimes we require to calculate minutes difference between two dates in Laravel Application. But Laravel provide Carbon class. Help of Carbon class we can simply calculate minutes difference between two dates. you can simply customize code also.

In Following example you can see, we have a two dates, first $to variable and second one $from variable. Carbon class diffInDays function using you can get difference between two dates.

So, let's see bellow example, it is pretty simple:


$to = \Carbon\Carbon::createFromFormat('Y-m-d H:s:i', '2015-5-6 3:30:34');

$from = \Carbon\Carbon::createFromFormat('Y-m-d H:s:i', '2015-5-6 3:30:54');

$diff_in_minutes = $to->diffInMinutes($from);

print_r($diff_in_minutes); // Output: 20

I hope you will find your solution.

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