Denver Union Station

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Denver Union Station is a historic train terminal and is the main hub for the RTD Rail system and buses.

RTD Light Rail

The platform for Light Rail is located by the west end of Denver Union Station complex. Ticket machines are available at the station. Purchase ticket before boarding.

This station features a side and a center platform. This is the last stop for Rtdlr-c.svg Rtdlr-e.svg Rtdlr-w.svg lines.

The underground bus concourse connects the light rail platforms with the Train Hall (commuter rail and Amtrak) and the Great Hall (main station building).

RTD Light Rail lines
Next stop Next stop
Rtdlr-c.svg Line
Pepsi Center-Elitch Gardens
South to Littleton-Mineral (C), Lincoln (E), JeffCo-Golden (W)
Rtdlr-e.svg Line
Rtdlr-w.svg Line

When Rtdlr-c.svg line is not running (midday and most of weekend), take Rtdlr-e.svg line train and transfer to Rtdlr-d.svg line train at 10th & Osage Station.

RTD Commuter Rail

Union Station Track 2 platform and RTD communter rail cars.jpg

Commuter trains stop in the Train Hall by main station building (Great Hall) in the center of the Denver Union Station complex. Ticket machines are available at the station. Purchase ticket before boarding.

This station features multiple platforms (1 through 8, except 4 and 5) for Commuter Rail (some are reserved for future service). This is the last stop for University of Colorado Rtdlr-a.svg line and Rtdlr-b.svg line.

RTD Commuter Rail lines
Next stop Next stop
Rtdlr-a.svg Line (Platform 1)
38th & Blake
East to Airport
Rtdlr-b.svg Line
North to Westminster


This station is served by California Zephyr trains. Waiting room and ticket office is available. Amtrak trains use platforms 4 and 5.

Amtrak station code: DEN [1]
Next stop Next stop
Fraser-Winter Park
West to Emeryville/San Francisco
California Zephyr
Fort Morgan
East to Chicago

Bus - RTD - underground bus station

Interior at Union Station Transit Center, Denver.JPG
Exterior Denver Union Station Transit Center.jpg

This station features an underground bus concourse with 22 gates.

Numerous RTD regional and express buses stop at this station in the underground level.

FF1 Flatiron Flyer

FF2 Flatiron Flyer Express

FF3 Flatiron Flyer Short Turn

FF6 Denver / East Boulder (Reverse Commute)

L Longmont / Denver

LNX Longmont / Denver Express via Hwy 66 & I-25

LSX Longmont / Denver Express via Hwy 52 & I-25

LX Longmont / Denver Express via Highway 287 & US 36

FREE MetroRide Downtown Denver 18th/19th streets

0 South Broadway

15 East Colfax Avenue

20 20th Avenue

31L North Federal Limited

39L North Colorado Limited

55L Olde Town Arvada Limited

72L Quaker via Ward Limited

80L West 80th Limited

104X Commerce City / Denver Express

120X Wagon Road / Thornton Express

Bus - RTD - street level

FREE MallRide Downtown Denver 16th Street Mall

10 East 12th Avenue

19 North Pecos

28 28th Avenue

32 West 32nd Avenue / City Park

44 44th Avenue

Bus - Other bus

Bustang North Line Fort Collins - Loveland - Denver

Bustang South Line Colorado Springs - Denver

Bustang West Line Glenwood Springs - Denver