Traveling to and within Denver
Traveling to a new city can be overwhelming when you don’t know how to get around. This blog post will offer an orientation from the airport to downtown Denver. Please click on the links for more details.
Denver International Airport
Domestic travelers should bring their state-issued photo ID; international travelers should bring their passport and other relevant identification.
The airport’s connection to other travel options is called the DEN Transit Center, located on Level 1 of the Westin Hotel & Conference Center and connected to the Jeppesen Terminal.
The Ground Transportation Information Counter is located on Level 5 of the Jeppesen Terminal.
A train car runs every 15-30 minutes.
A ride from the airport to Union Station downtown takes 37 minutes.
$9 ticket provides unlimited rides during a single business day; purchase at a ticket kiosk with credit card or pay exact cash.
Train route map with fare zones: https://www.rtd-denver.com/fares-passes/fares#fare-zones.
How to ride the train: https://www.rtd-denver.com/rider-info/how-to-ride/rail.
More info: https://www.rtd-denver.com/fastracks/a-line
Find the bus stop at the DEN Transit Center, located on Level 1 of the Westin Hotel & Conference Center and connected to the Jeppesen Terminal.
At the airport, catch an RTD bus to ride any of these Bustang routes: AA, AB, AT, 145X, 169L: https://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit/transit/bus-rtd-skyride.
Bus fares can be paid for with exact cash, or by purchasing with a credit card at a ticket kiosk.
$10.50 purchases an all-day bus pass.
Buses run every 15 minutes during peak times.
This website has info on how to ride the bus, pass prices, and maps: https://www.rtd-denver.com/services/bus.
Lyft and Uber are available to hire. Don’t forget to download the app before you leave home!
Taxis are available.
The Sheraton Downtown Hotel does not provide an airport shuttle.
Super Shuttle car rental: https://www.supershuttle.com/locations/denver-den/.
National car rental chains also service the airport.
Be safe, use common sense, and remember it’s always more fun traveling with a friend!