Airport Rail at Denver International Airport

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Denver's Train to the Airport

It's now easier than ever to get from Denver International Airport (DEN) to downtown Denver with the opening of the new airport rail line.

Daily Schedule From Union Station

3:15 a.m.–4:15 a.m. every 30 minutes
4:15 a.m.–6:30 p.m. every 15 minutes
6:30 p.m.–1:00 a.m. every 30 minutes


$10 - each way to/from Denver International Airport to Union Station downtown  
Discounts are available   

Where and How To Buy a Ticket

Mobile ticketing is the easiest way to buy tickets. The convenient app allows you to connect to other RTD resources for trip planning. Tickets can also be purchased on rail line platforms at ticket vending machines, inside DEN or Union Station, or at any RTD sales outlet. 

Where To Catch the A Line

Airport: The location is right by the new Westin Denver International Airport Hotel. 
Downtown/Union Station: 1701 Wynkoop St. 

Transportation Options from Union Station to Your Hotel

Download the Denver Union Station Arrival Guide here


Rail vehicles on the A Line have overhead storage, luggage towers and bicycle racks. Travelers must be able to handle their own luggage.


Trains have level boarding at all doors of the train and have two wheelchair spaces per car. 

Stations Served by A Line

The new A Line services eight stations: 

  • Denver Airport 
  • 61st & Pena
  • 40th Ave & Airport Blvd – Gateway Park
  • Peoria
  • Central Park
  • 40th & Colorado
  • 38th & Blake
  • Union Station

Quick Facts

Travel Time: 37 minutes
Cost: $10 one way to/from airport to Union Station
Speed: Up to 79 mph
Capacity: 209 people per car (including seating for 91 people and two wheelchair spaces) 
Features: Overhead storage, luggage towers and bicycle racks 

Insider Tips

Looking for hotels near the Denver Airport? Right next to the Denver Airport Station is the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel, which is connected to the airport. Have an early flight or late arrival? No problem, stay right at the airport!

Union Station, located at the other end of the line from the airport, provides easy access to the restaurants, bars, microbreweries, shops and attractions around Lower Downtown (LoDo)Coors Field and the bustling pedestrian 16th Street Mall.