Boulder, CO Airport Information
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Approximate taxi fare: $117 USD
Uber fare: Average $60 USD
Shuttle Ride: $35 USD
Situated 42 miles from Boulder, Denver International Airport is one of the world's greenest airports, boasting a roof made out of a Teflon-coated, fiberglass material that's as thin as a credit card. Easily distinguished by its peaked roof reflective of snow-capped mountains or teepees, Denver International is the fifth busiest airport in the U.S., as well as the largest airport site in North America and the second largest airport site in the world. Denver International accommodates nonstop services to more than 170 destinations worldwide, including major markets in the U.S., Germany, Iceland, the UK, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Passenger amenities include a variety of food and beverage options, 50 shops, free Wi-Fi and a spectacular art program. The airport features more than 40,000 parking spaces with garage, valet, short-term, economy and shuttle parking options.
Airline carriers serving Denver International Airport
- Air Canada
- British Airways
- Delta Air Lines
- Frontier Airlines
- JetBlue Airways
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- United Airlines
- AirTran Airways
- Sun Country Airlines
- American Airlines
- US Airways
- Alaska Airlines
- Boutique Air
- Cayman Airways
- Copa Airlines
- Denver Air Connection
Boulder, CO Ground Transportation
Regional Transportation District Community Transit Network
Regional Transportation District's Community Transit Network runs a fleet of buses that transport passengers throughout Boulder and connect to regional lines daily. The HOP bus runs throughout downtown Boulder, University Hill, the University of Colorado Boulder and the Twenty Ninth Street retail district, while SKIP runs north and south on Broadway through downtown Boulder and the University of Colorado Boulder. JUMP runs east and west on Arapahoe Avenue throughout downtown Boulder and the Twenty Ninth Street retail district, while BOUND runs north and South on 30th Street and DASH runs east and west along South Boulder Road. STAMPEDE runs throughout the University of Colorado boulder campus, while BOLT runs along the Diagonal Highway between Boulder and Longmont. 3-hour pass is $3 and day pass is $6. Fare is $1.50 for 3-hour pass and $3 for day pass for youth 6-19, seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities and Medicare recipients. Children under age the age of five ride free.
Regional Transportation District SkyRide
Regional Transportation District's SkyRide service provides daily service to and from Denver International Airport via six routes. Route AB runs from the Boulder Transit Center to the airport, departing hourly.
Regional Transportation District's SkyRide service provides daily service to and from Denver International Airport via six routes. Route AB runs from the Boulder Transit Center to the airport, departing hourly. “Airport fare is just $10.50 from anywhere within the RTD service area. Airport fare is $5.25 for qualifying discount fare riders. Cash is required when boarding SkyRide bus; cash, credit, and debit cards are accepted at rail station ticket vending machines. Fare must be paid prior to boarding the train.” $5.25 for youth 6-19, seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities and Medicare recipients. Children under 5 ride for free. Group Shuttle transportation from $22 one-way is available from Denver International Airport to/from Boulder hotels.
Denver International Airport houses rental car counters for Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Collar, E-Z, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty. Each company offers its own courtesy shuttle to and from the terminal.