Traveling to Denver

By Air:

Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub in the United States. It is the sixth busiest airport in the United States and 19th busiest in the world. It offers nonstop service to more than 160 U.S. cities. Fifteen commercial airlines offer nonstop service to more than 180 destinations worldwide. Denver International Airport averages more than 1,500 flights daily.

Major Airlines serving Denver International Airport:

AeroMexico • Air Canada • AirTran • Alaska • American • British Airways • Delta • Frontier • Great Lakes • Icelandair • JetBlue • Lufthansa • Southwest • Spirit • United • US Airways • Volaris

Getting to and From the Airport:

Airport Rail to Downtown:

The most economical way 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.


The airport is approximately 25 miles (40 minutes) from downtown hotels. The flat rate fare from DEN to Downtown Denver is $51 + 4.57 gate fee (Exiting DEN only) + $5 for each additional drop.


Take advantage of the SNMMI SuperShuttle shared ride service. $25 one-way or $48 round-trip.

Car Rental:

Several car rental options are available at Denver International Airport (DEN).

Learn more about getting around Denver.


Parking in Downtown Denver has never been easier! The Colorado Convention Center provides access to a 1,000 space onsite covered parking garage. The garage provides access to the convention center.
The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all visitors and guests attending any event or business in the downtown area. Our current parking rates are as follows:

  • Park up to 8 Hours: $12.00
  • Park up to 12 Hours: $15.00
  • Park up to 18 Hours: $17.00
  • Park up to 24 Hours: $25.00

The Colorado Convention Center Parking Garage has designated three reserved parking stalls for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles for up to 8 hours of FREE parking. These free "Green" stalls are offered on a first come first serve basis and when available are located on level P1 in the garage. Thank you for partnering with the Denver Convention Center to reduce our impact on the environment and our valuable natural resources.

Directions to the Parking Garage:

If using GPS to get directions to the parking garage use 1104 Champa Street Denver, CO 80202 as the destination address.

North-Bound Speer Directions
  • Driving via North-bound Speer Boulevard, pass Stout Street and make your first right before Champa Street. The Convention Center Parking Garage has its own designated Right Turn lane leading into the parking garage. The Parking Garage is designated by the Downtown Denver Parking logo. Please visit the following link to see the designated Downtown Denver Parking Logo.
    West-Bound Champa Directions
  • Driving via West-bound Champa Street, just before Speer Boulevard, it will be a left-hand turn from Champa Street that merges into the garage entry drive lane from Speer Boulevard. Please use caution when yielding to traffic entering the garage from Speer Boulevard. The Parking Garage is designated by the Downtown Denver Parking logo. Please visit the following link to see the designated Downtown Denver Parking Logo.
    Handicapped Accessible Parking: Designated handicapped parking is available on all three levels of the parking garage. A valid state issued handicapped placard or license plate is required. All disability parking is on a first-come, first-served basis and requires payment at the automated pay stations.
Automated Pay Station Instructions:

With our automated pay station, parking is easy and convenient. Simply park in any non-reserved spot, remember your vehicle stall number and proceed to any pay station located on all levels within the parking garage. Cash or major Credit Cards can be used at any of the automated pay station.