What Time Is It In Fort Worth?

What is the current time in Fort Worth, Texas

The current time in Fort Worth, Texas is

11:12 AM

The date is April 19, 2024

Quick facts

  • Fort Worth is 5:00 behind GMT right now
  • Fort Worth's time zone is Central Time

What Time Zone is Fort Worth, Texas In?

Fort Worth is in Central Time time zone, also sometimes abbreviated to CT. There are many cities and states in this time zone. This time zone consists of two "sub" time zones: CST and CDT. It is one or the other, depending on the time of year. In CT, clocks are typically moved forward and backwards anually (once forward and once backward every year).

Timezone Pacific Mountain Central Eastern
GMT Offset -7:00 -7:00 -5:00 -4:00
12-hour time 12:12 PM 11:12 AM 9:12 AM 9:12 AM
24-hour time 12:12 11:12 09:12 09:12
Military time 1212 1112 0912 0912

Fort Worth, Texas screams Texas. It makes us want to wear cowboy boots and yell yehaws at the bar. Compared to other cities in Texas, Fort Worth stands out with its diverse range of events and activities throughout the year.

Fort Worth is located about 200 miles from popular tourist destinations such as San Antonio and Houston. It would take approximately 3 hours to travel to suburbs such as Arlington, Plano, and Irving.


  • Average temperature: 60-80°F
  • Climate: Mild and rainy
  • Unique traditions and events: Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival, Main Street Arts Festival
  • Average daylight: 12-14 hours


  • Average temperature: 80-100°F
  • Climate: Hot and humid
  • Unique traditions and events: Fort Worth Fourth, Fort Worth Opera Festival
  • Average daylight: 14-15 hours


  • Average temperature: 60-80°F
  • Climate: Mild and dry
  • Unique traditions and events: State Fair of Texas, Oktoberfest Fort Worth
  • Average daylight: 11-13 hours


  • Average temperature: 30-60°F
  • Climate: Cold and dry
  • Unique traditions and events: Parade of Lights, Panther Island Ice Skating
  • Average daylight: 10-11 hours

Fort Worth is a city located in the state of Texas, in the Central Time Zone. It is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-6). The nearest timezone border is approximately 30 miles west of Fort Worth, which is the Mountain Time Zone. The respective travel time to the nearest states are 3 hours to Oklahoma and 4 hours to Louisiana. The neighboring cities of Fort Worth are Dallas, Arlington, and Irving. It would take approximately 40 hours to drive from Fort Worth to the opposite coast of America. Learn more about traveling to Fort Worth and explore its rich history and culture.

City Distance (mi) Time (hrs) Timezone Change (hrs)
Yosemite National Park 1,369 27.38 -2
White House in Washington D.C. 1,215 24.3 -1
Denali National Park 3,496 69.92 -4
Las Vegas Strip 1,079 21.58 -2
Citizens Bank Park 1,267 25.34 -1
Niagara Falls 1,292 25.84 -1
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 1,482 29.64 -2
Yellowstone 1,019 20.38 -1
Manhattan 1,394 27.88 -1
Grand Canyon 874 17.48 -1

Other times in the United States

The United States has four main time zones and six time zones including Alaska and Hawaii. Time can span between six hours and range from -5 UTC hours to -10 UTC, making time in Fort Worth change by a 6 hour time frame in the United States. Here are the most popular current times across the USA.

City State Timezone 12-hour time 24 hour time Military time
New York City New York Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Boston Massachusetts Eastern Time 7:42 PM 19:42 1942
Chicago Illinois Central Time 6:42 PM 18:42 1842
Phoenix Arizona Mountain Time 5:42 PM 17:42 1742
Los Angeles California Pacific Time 4:42 PM 16:42 1642

Fast Facts About Fort Worth

What time zone is Fort Worth in?

Fort Worth is in the Central Time time zone

What is Fort Worth time compared to UTC?

UTC or Coordinated Universal Time is the global time standard, and Fort Worth is offset by -5:00.