Connecting Downtown to Thornton and Beyond

The N Line adds even more commuter rail service to connect the metro Denver region. The first 13 miles of the proposed 18.5-mile line will provide service from Union Station through Denver, Commerce City, Northglenn, Thornton, and eventually North Adams County.

At Union Station, passengers can connect to the C,  E  and  W  light rail lines, the University of Colorado A Line to the airport, the B Lineto Westminster, the G Line to Arvada/Wheat Ridge, Local and Regional buses, the Free MallRide, and Free MetroRide.

Fares

How much does it cost?

From September 28, 2020 through March 27, 2021, as part of a promotional fare pilot program, RTD will offer a local fare for travel on the entire N Line. If the trip includes transferring to additional zones on bus or rail, a higher fare may apply. Please visit our Fares page for more information.

3-Hour Passes

local

$3.00
1-2 rail fare zones

regional

$5.25
3 rail fare zones

airport

$10.50
to / from DIA

Buy Tickets and Day Passes

You can buy 3-Hour Passes and Day Passes using cash, credit or debit at the ticket vending machines located at any RTD rail station, or on the RTD Mobile Tickets app. The Local Day Pass grants unlimited travel on the N Line for the remainder of the service day. Local Day Pass ticket books may be purchased at any RTD Sales Outlet.

Learn more about ticket vending machines
Learn more about Day Pass

Monthly Pass

Take unlimited rides all month on the N Line with RTD's Local or Regional/Airport Monthly Pass. Monthly Passes may be purchased at any RTD sales outletonline, on the RTD Mobile Tickets app, or at participating King Soopers and Safeway stores.

Learn more about Monthly Pass

EcoPass and CollegePass

Service on the N Line is included with all EcoPass, CollegePass, and Neighborhood EcoPass cards, including service to and from the Denver Airport Station on either SkyRide or the University of Colorado A Line at no additional charge.

Stations

The N Line is proposed to have nine stations total, including Union Station, when the entire line is complete. The first phase of 13 miles will include seven stations, and will run from downtown’s Union Station to Eastlake•124th. It will offer five new Park-n-Rides that will add a total of 2,480 parking spots. The remaining 5.5 miles of track, which includes stations at York•144th and North Thornton•Hwy 7 is currently unfunded. Construction will begin in the future as funding becomes available.

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Union Station Transit Center

Bike Racks: Yes

Bike Lockers: Yes

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48th & Brighton at National Western Center

  • Address:

    4903 N. Brighton Blvd.
    Denver, CO 80216
    United States

  • Location:
    48th & Brighton
  • Car Parking: 0
  • Bike Parking: 6 bike lockers and 6 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    8 Minutes
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Commerce City & 72nd

  • Address:

    3838 E 72nd Ave.
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    United States

  • Location:
    Commerce City & 72nd
  • Car Parking: 330
  • Bike Parking: 10 bike lockers and 8 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    13 Minutes
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Original Thornton & 88th

  • Address:

    8989 Welby Rd.
    Thornton, CO 80229
    United States

  • Location:
    Original Thornton & 88th
  • Car Parking: 550
  • Bike Parking: 12 bike lockers and 6 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • FlexRides:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    18 Minutes
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Thornton Crossroads & 104th

  • Address:

    10375 Colorado Blvd.
    Thornton, CO 80229
    United States

  • Location:
    Thornton Crossroads & 104th
  • Car Parking: 880
  • Bike Parking: 10 bike lockers and 10 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • FlexRides:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    21 Minutes
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Northglenn & 112th

  • Address:

    11355 York St.
    Northglenn, CO 80233
    United States

  • Location:
    Northglenn & 112th
  • Car Parking: 310
  • Bike Parking: 12 bike lockers and 8 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • FlexRides:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    24 Minutes
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Eastlake & 124th

  • Address:

    12500 Claude Ct.
    Thornton, CO 80241
    United States

  • Location:
    Eastlake & 124th
  • Car Parking: 410
  • Bike Parking: 10 bike lockers and 5 racks
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • FlexRides:
  • Travel time to Union Station:
    29 Minutes
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York & 144th

  • Location:
    York & 144th
  • Car Parking: 0
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North Thornton & Hwy 7

  • Location:
    North Thornton & Hwy 7
  • Car Parking: 0

Parking

Parking Your Car:

  • 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.

  • 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

Women Parking at A-Line Station

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

Pay By Phone

Using Phone to Pay for Parking

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

Pay Online

ParkMobile - 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.