Stations & Parking

Photograph provided courtesy of Denver International Airport.

Stations

The University of Colorado A Line has 8 stations total, including Union Station and the Denver Airport Station. Six of these stations will provide 4,329 additional parking spaces. Parking fees may apply.

RTD University of Colorado A Line route map
  • Union Station

    The University of Colorado A Line will stop at Platform 1 at Union Station. This is the closest track to the historic Union Station building and the Union Station Pavilion which provides access to the underground bus concourse.

    See a map of Union Station
  • 38th & Blake

    • Address:3737 Blake St., Denver, CO 80205
    • Car Parking:200
    • Bike Parking:6 bike lockers and 10 racks
    • Connecting bus routes: 12, 44
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station:33 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station:6 Minutes
  • 40th & Colorado

    • Address:4220 Garfield St., Denver, CO 80216
    • Car Parking:200
    • Bike Parking:12 bike lockers and 18 racks
    • Connecting bus routes: 24, 37 , 40, 44
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station:28 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station:10 Minutes
  • Central Park

    This is the largest Park‑n‑Ride on the University of Colorado A Line and is accessible from I-70 via the Central Park Boulevard interchange.

    • Address:8175 E. Smith Road, Denver, CO 80238
    • Car Parking:1,500
    • Motorcycle Parking:34
    • Bike Parking:8 bike lockers and 14 racks
    • Connecting bus routes: 28, 34, 37, 42, 43, 65, 73, 88, 89, 105
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station:25 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station:14 Minutes
  • Peoria

    This station is shared with the northern end of line station for the R Line (opening late 2016) and will provide connections to light rail.

    • Address:11501 E. 33rd Ave., Aurora, CO 80010
    • Car Parking:550
    • Bike Parking:10 bike lockers and 10 racks
    • Connecting rail lines:R Line (late 2016)
    • Connecting bus routes: 37, 45, 121, 153
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station:21 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station:17 Minutes
  • 40th & Airport - Gateway Park

    This existing RTD Park‑n‑Ride will serve as a commuter rail station.

    • Address:3900 North Salida Street, Aurora, CO 80011
    • Car Parking:1,079
    • Connecting bus routes: 37, 42, 45, 121, 169
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station:16 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station:23 Minutes
  • 61st & Peña

    • Address:6195 N. Panasonic Way, Denver, CO
    • accessible via 61st and Tower Road
    • Car Parking: 800*
    • Connecting bus routes: none
    • Travel time to Denver Airport Station: 11 Minutes
    • Travel time to Union Station: 27 Minutes
    • *This is a private parkinglot managed by Denver International Airport. Parking fees are $2 every 12 hours or a 30-day pass for $36 (no discounts or free parking). Must pre-pay at the lot with credit/debit cards only. For more information visit flydenver.com.
  • DIA Station Rendering
    Photograph provided courtesy of Denver International Airport.

    Denver Airport Station

    The eastern end of line station on the University of Colorado A Line provides direct access to airline check-in, baggage check, and security screening.

Parking

Parking your car:

  • Parking at Park-n-Rides along the University of Colorado A Line is fee-based parking. Learn how to park at RTD facilities.

    Parking at 61st & Peña: this is a private parking lot managed by Denver International Airport. Parking fees are $2 every 12 hours or a 30-day pass for $36 (no discounts or free parking). Must pre-pay at the lot with credit/debit cards only. For more information visit flydenver.com

  • Parking fees at RTD Park-n-Rides depends on if your car is registered within the RTD service area. Check out how to park.

  • If your vehicle is registered within the RTD service area, parking at RTD Park-n-Rides is free for the first 24 hours. After 24 hours, a $2.00 daily fee applies. You must pay before getting on the train.

  • If your vehicle is registered out of district, a $4.00 daily fee applies. You must pay before getting on the train.

  • Safety Tip: Don't advertise your absence. Take your parking receipt with you and do not leave it on your dash.

  • Vehicles may not be parked continuously for longer than 30 consecutive days. Vehicles parked greater than 30 consecutive days without being moved may be subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense.

How to pay for parking:

Pay onsite

Pay for parking onsite

Look for the blue canopy and kiosk. You can pay in cash (exact change) or credit card.

Pay by phone

Use your phone to pay for parking

Call 1-877-727-5951 (paying by phone will incur a nominal fee)

Pay online

Park mobile  - Parking made simple

www.parkmobile.com or download the Parkmobile app

You must pay onsite, prior to leaving your vehicle. Non-payment of applicable parking fees will result in a fine. Take your paid parking ticket with you – be safe and don’t leave it on your dash.

Learn more about parking at RTD stations