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How to count days between two dates including start date in Excel?

In Excel, we can calculate days between two dates by using a simple formula: =End date –Start date, but, this formula will exclude the start date. If you need to count days between two dates including the start date, this article will help you.

Count days between two dates including start date with formulas

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The following formulas can help you to solve this task as you need, please do as follows:

Enter any one of the following formulas into a blank cell where you want to get the result:



And then drag the fill handle down to the cells where you want to apply this formula, and all the days between two given dates have been calculated, see screenshot:

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Note: In the above formulas, B2 is the end date and A2 is the start date cell, you can change them to you need.

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=B1-A1+1 also seems to work
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I was searching this formula for long time but I got solution on your site...Thank you very much
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If end date is null, how to calculate for till date how to concatenate
Please help me
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Can this formula be altered to only include weekdays in the duration?
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