Chicago and Fairbanks time difference is 3 hours


Time in Chicago


Mon, May 25th (UTC -5)
Time in Fairbanks


Mon, May 25th (UTC -8)

You should keep in mind that these two cities are in two different time zones. Fairbanks time is 3 hours behind Chicago time, so if you are located in Chicago and would like to make a phone call to or have a video chat with someone in Fairbanks, the convenient time for both you and the other party is 12pm to 5pm (Chicago time).


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Time difference comparison

12 am Chicago9pm previous day Fairbanks
1 am Chicago10pm previous day Fairbanks
2 am Chicago11pm previous day Fairbanks
3 am Chicago12am Fairbanks
4 am Chicago1am Fairbanks
5 am Chicago2am Fairbanks
6 am Chicago3am Fairbanks
7 am Chicago4am Fairbanks
8 am Chicago5am Fairbanks
9 am Chicago6am Fairbanks
10 am Chicago7am Fairbanks
11 am Chicago8am Fairbanks
12 pm Chicago9am Fairbanks
1 pm Chicago10am Fairbanks
2 pm Chicago11am Fairbanks
3 pm Chicago12pm Fairbanks
4 pm Chicago1pm Fairbanks
5 pm Chicago2pm Fairbanks
6 pm Chicago3pm Fairbanks
7 pm Chicago4pm Fairbanks
8 pm Chicago5pm Fairbanks
9 pm Chicago6pm Fairbanks
10 pm Chicago7pm Fairbanks
11 pm Chicago8pm Fairbanks

The hours shown in blue color are the usual 9 am to 5 pm business hours.



Time difference between CDT (Central Daylight Time) and AKDT (Alaska Daylight Time) is 3 hours



Chicago - USA

  • Time zone: CDT - Central Daylight Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5
  • DST started on: 08 March 2020
  • DST will end on: 01 November 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time ends, the time zone in Chicago will return to CST (Central Standard Time).


Fairbanks - USA

  • Time zone: AKDT - Alaska Daylight Time
  • Time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8
  • DST started on: 08 March 2020
  • DST will end on: 01 November 2020
    When Daylight Saving Time ends, the time zone in Fairbanks will return to AKST (Alaska Standard Time).