RTD provides service, connections to Empower Field for Broncos game

As the Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium on Saturday, RTD wants fans to know that its services remain a safe and reliable way to access the stadium through the very last play.

While BroncosRide bus service remains suspended, several local bus routes will be available, and RTD will scale up rail service by adding train cars to accommodate extra customers. Light rail lines directly serve Empower Field at Mile High. Several bus routes and commuter rail services connect to Denver Union Station, allowing for a simple transfer to light rail lines that serve the stadium.

Rail service

  • RTD will add train cars to regularly scheduled light rail service on the E and W Lines, which directly serve Empower Field at Mile High, and to N Line service between Eastlake●124th Station and Union Station.

Bus service

Some local bus routes operate in the vicinity of Empower Field at Mile High:

  • Route 30 (South Federal Boulevard)
  • Route 31 (North Federal Boulevard)

Several bus routes serve Denver Union Station with a simple transfer to light rail to reach Empower Field at Mile High:

  • Flatiron Flyer
  • 0, 9, 10, 15, 20, 32

The following bus routes serve Decatur●Federal Station, which is a 10-minute walk from Empower Field at Mile High:

  • 1, 15L, 16, 31

The Auraria West Station is closed for events at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium. On days when the Broncos are playing, customers will not be able to board or deboard at the station starting two hours ahead of kickoff until approximately one hour after the game ends.

Helpful game day tips

  • The Decatur●Federal Park-n-Ride is closed during events at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium  
  • Fans must wear a mask while riding RTD services or on RTD property, including while outside, due to the federal mask mandate for public transportation
  • Plan ahead and prepare for large crowds, including on platforms and trains
  • Choose a Day Pass fare when purchasing tickets at the ticket vending machines to avoid long lines after the game
  • Download the RTD Mobile Tickets app for easy, convenient fare purchase and storage; RTD fares can also be purchased on the Uber, Lyft and Transit apps
  • Check the RTD website before you travel for schedules and to plan your trip