Denver International Airport (DEN)
Location: The airport is situated 23 miles (37km) east of Denver
and is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.
Time: GMT -7 (GMT -6 from March to
The underground rail links the Jeppesen Terminal with concourses
A, B and C.
The RTD SkyRide bus service leaves for the city centre every 15
minutes and cost between $8 and $12 one-way. Limousines and taxis
are also available for hire. Airport shuttles (Commuters) provide
door-to-door services to central locations. Travellers may also
obtain ground transportation information at the Ground
Transportation Information Counter located on Level 5 of Jeppesen
Terminal, by calling (0)303 342 4059. Car rental companies are also
Car rental companies include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget,
Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Taxis are available from outside the baggage claim area of the
airport. The rate to the city centre is about US$45, and the trip
should take about half an hour. Taxi operators include Denver
Yellow Cab and Freedom Cabs.
Foreign exchange bureaux and ATMs are available throughout the
airport. Other facilities include first aid, bars, restaurants,
duty-free, shops, post office, Fun Centre for children, a massage
centre, tourist information and hotel reservation boards.
Facilities for the disabled are good; those with special needs
should contact their airline or travel agent in advance.
There is plenty of parking attached to the main terminal. Fees
start at $1 per hour for economy and $2 per hour for long-term
parking. Reduced rates are available in off-site lots at Pike Peak
and Mount Elbert; the Pike Peak Shuttle Lot is closer and has the
most economical rates. Shuttles run 24 hours a day, every 10
minutes. There is also parking next to the terminal for picking up
and dropping off.
Departure Tax: None.