RTD provides service to the Nuggets playoff games at Ball Arena

As the Denver Nuggets host the Miami Heat at Ball Arena during the NBA playoff games, RTD wants fans to know that its services remain a safe and reliable way to access the games. 

1080 Riders Boarding Light Rail

Rail service:

RTD will add train cars to regularly scheduled light rail service on the E and W lines which directly serve Ball Arena. Train cars will be added to A (Sunday games) and N Line (home games) service to Union Station, where customers can transfer to E and W light rail lines to reach Ball Arena.

Maintenance work continues along light rail lines between Orchard and Southmoor stations. The following schedule adjustments are in effect for E, H and R line service:

E Line – 30-minute frequency between Union and RidgeGate Parkway stations

H Line – 30-minute frequency between Florida and 18th•California stations

R Line – No service south of Florida Station; regular service from Peoria Station to Florida Station

Bus service:

Several local bus routes will provide service to Union Station where customers can transfer to E and W light rail lines to reach Ball Arena.

  • Flatiron Flyer
  • 0, 1, 6, 9, 10, 15, 15L, 20, 32, 43

Customers are encouraged to use RTD’s Next Ride web app to view schedules, plan trips, see vehicle locations in real time, and sign up for Service Alerts.

Customers are encouraged to plan ahead by visiting RTD’s service disruptions webpage to view adapted rail schedules and for tools to help with trip planning.

Helpful game day tips

  • Plan ahead, be patient, and prepare for large crowds, including on platforms and trains
  • Check the RTD website before you travel for schedules, especially final train times from Ball Arena and Union Station, and plan your trip
  • Download the RTD Transit Watch App to report any safety or security issues on RTD services, available in English and Spanish for iOS and Android devices

For additional route and schedule information, call RTD Customer Care at 303.299.6000. Agents are available 6 a.m.–8 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m.–6 p.m. on Saturdays and holidays.