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Denver Travel Guide

Denver Airports

Denver International Airport (DEN)


The airport is situated 23 miles (37km) east of Denver and is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.


GMT -7 (GMT -6 from March to November).


Transfer Terminals: 

The underground rail links the Jeppesen Terminal with concourses A, B and C.

Transfer City: 

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 available.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis: 

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.

Airport Facilities: 

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.

Car Parking: 

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.

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