Getting To & Around Denver



Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub, the fifth busiest airport in the United States and the 15th-busiest airport in the world, serving the third most destinations of U.S. airports.

Since the airport opened in 1995, it has consistently won readers’ choice awards from publications like Business Traveler Magazine. The airport offers free Wi-Fi access in public areas and a diverse array of dining and shopping choices.

Up-to-date Airport Information can be found at:


Denver International Airport is conveniently located less than 35 minutes from downtown Denver by car, shuttle bus, public transportation or taxi.

Open as of April 22, 2016, the A Line, an electric commuter rail, runs between the Denver International Airport and the Union Station in Downtown Denver. Fare cost is $9. For detailed information click here.

Public bus service is provided within the metro area by the Regional Transportation District (RTD). The airport’s bus line, SkyRide, is RTD’s convenient, affordable bus service to and from the airport. SkyRide buses operate seven days a week, 365 days a year. Buses depart from each SkyRide stop at least once an hour and some as frequently as every 15 minutes. Airport pick-up is located on Level 5, Island 5 outside Baggage Claim.
For more information, complete schedules, fares, and maps please visit the RTD website.

SuperShuttle provides frequent scheduled departures to/from the Denver International Airport and Denver Downtown Hotels. A ticket counter is located at DIA near baggage claim or tickets can be purchased online in advance. A one-way ticket from the airport to Denver downtown is $25. For more information and to make a reservation, click here. 

Taxi Cab
Taxis are available at the airport and provide service to the Denver metro area. Taxis pick-up and drop-off is located on Level 5, Island 1, outside baggage claim.

 Freedom Cab  +1 303-444-4444
 Metro Taxi  +1 303-333-3333
 Mile High Cab  +1 303-733-2222
 Union Taxi  +1 303-922-2222
 Yellow Cab  +1  303-777-7777

Flat rates are the same for all companies: Denver International Airport to Denver Downtown: Flat rate of $51 + $4.57 gate fee*
*Trips into the airport from downtown, are NOT subject to any gate fees; only those trips going out from the airport.

Driving directions from Denver International Airport to the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center (approximately 26 miles, 30 minute drive):

  • Take Pena Blvd to I-70 West.
  • Take I-70 West to I-25 South; exit at Colfax Avenue (exit #210a)
  • Take a left off the exit ramp, heading east to Welton Street.
  • Turn left onto Welton Street. Proceed 3.5 blocks and turn left onto 15th Street.
  • Make an immediate left into Hyatt Regency Denver’s circle drive.