Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub in the United States. 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.
Airport Rail to Downtown
At a cost of only $9 each way, travelers can now take the airport rail from DEN to Denver Union Station and vice versa. The 23-mile ride takes approximately 37 minutes. The rail line serves eight total stations, including the new Westin Denver International Airport Hotel, connected to the airport iteself.
Cabs, Shuttles & Buses
Located northeast of downtown Denver, a cab or shuttle ride puts you in the heart of the city in about 25 minutes. The city's public transport system, Regional Transportation District (RTD), also operates five bus routes under the frequent airport express bus service called
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8500 Pena Blvd Airport Office Building
Tourist information can be found at VISIT DENVER's Tourist Information Center, located in the Main Terminal Building on the 5th floor. The Information Center is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Guides, maps, and brochures are available 24 hours a day.
Use your favorite app to catch a ride. Lyft and UberX pick up at Passenger Pickup on Level 4, while UberBLACK picks up at Ground Transportation on Level 5, Island 2 or Island 5.
Motorcoach & Tour Companies
Any motorcoach company or tour operator that has scheduled trips to/from Denver International Airport is encouraged to contact the Ground Transportation Administration office at the Denver International Airport at 303-342-4060 and see their listing of rules and regulations.
Best Food & Drink Spots
In the mood for healthy food? DEN has an amazing collection of restaurants, many of which offer local products.
Boulder Beer Tap House
Boulder Beer is one of Colorado's original craft breweries, with a history stretching back more than 30 years. Enjoy a little local Colorado flavor with many of Boulder Beer's award-winning regular and seasonal microbrews, not to mention some tasty pub fare.
Red Rocks Bar & BBQ
Located near the arrivals area, this is a great location to wait for your friends and loved ones while enjoying Red Rocks' award-winning BBQ sauce on a variety of meats and sandwiches. They've got a great beer list too, full of local microbrews.
Vertical Mile Market
Skip the junk food. Make the healthy choice and pay a visit to the Vertical Mile Market, offering a wide array of light snacks and prepackaged goodies that are great tasting and great for you.
Denver is world famous for its steakhouses and here you'll find great T-bones, ribeyes and more. The ChopHouse also features a full bar, including a variety of traditional and seasonal home-brewed beers on tap.
Crú Food and Wine Bar
Elegance at the airport? Why not? Crú's primary location is in the tres chic Larimer Square, but you can soak in its comfortably stylish atmosphere at DEN. Choose from a broad and ever-changing list of wines available by the bottle, in tasting flights or by the glass, and enjoy appetizers, gourmet pizzas, panini sandwiches and desserts.
Offering the same great steaks that you'll find downtown, plus a great seafood lineup, Elway's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Etai's Bakery Cafe
Try fresh artisan breads, baked goods, salads and a huge selection of sandwiches. Etai's also has daily specials. To get up and going, try their fresh juice bar or coffee selection.
Lounge 5280 Wine Bar
An upscale wine bar with a contemporary edge, Lounge 5280 offers premium and unique handpicked selections of wine, cocktails, spirits, beer and food, usually with a fresh, local Colorado twist.
Farm fresh. Made from scratch. Seasonal menu. What could be better? Modmarket offers many vegetarian and vegan options.
New Belgium Hub
Famed for its Fat Tire beer, New Belgium Brewing (based in Fort Collins) is a Colorado as they come. The New Belgium Hub brings the brewery's delicious, handcrafted brews to DEN's travelers, offering a wide selection of beverages, along with sandwiches and entrees.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Rock Bottom is a nationally known establishment, with a laid-back bar and dining atmosphere. You'll enjoy a great selection of salads, sandwiches and entrees, as well as an impressive offering of their handcrafted micro brews.
One of Denver's most beloved farm-to-table bistros opened a DEN location in fall 2013, instantly upping the airport's culinary credibility immeasurably. The DEN-located Root Down featured a menu of locally sourced ingredients and progressive cocktails - just like its Lower Highlands sister restaurant.
It's not all about craft beer in Colorado. There's also a thriving wine scene - and you can sample some of state's best offerings at Vino Volo, an upscale wine lounge and restaurant. Pair a wine by the glass or bottle with locally produced artisan cheeses, dry-cured meats, smoked salmon rolls, or chorizo and chickpea chili.
- 6th-busiest airport in the U.S.
- 19th-busiest in the world
- Offers nonstop service to more than 160 U.S. cities
- 15 commercial airlines, not including charter and regional carriers, offer nonstop service to more than 180 destinations worldwide
- Four low-cost air carriers (Frontier, Southwest, AirTran & JetBlue)
- Averages more than 1,500 flights daily
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