The University of Colorado A Line is 23 miles of rail that is making local and international travel
easier than ever. The new line, which opened on April 22, 2016, provides easy, affordable and
reliable connections between Denver International Airport, the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver,
and downtown Denver.
The Central Park Station is less than 1 mile from our hotel and trains run from 3:30am to
1:00am every 15 minutes during peak times. For $9.00 you can get from our hotels to DIA in
just 23 minutes with no more rush hour! In addition enjoy all of the downtown Denver
attractions on a 14 minute train ride for just $2.60 with no parking fees, traffic jams, or hailing
In order to reduce our carbon footprint* and dedicate our service to the Central Park
Station we will retire our shuttle service to and from Denver International Airport on
January 2, 2017. We will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the
Central Park Station only from 4:30am-12:30am daily, you can also contact the hotel
at 303-321-3333 to request the shuttle when you arrive at the platform.
Please see Guest Services or the Front Desk for additional details on fares, schedules, and ALine
routes or visit http://www3.rtd-denver.com/a-line.shtml
• Central Park Station (8175 E Smith Road, Denver, CO 80238)
• DoubleTree by Hilton Denver (3203 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80207) 303-321-3333
• Travel Time From Airport to Hotel: 23 minutes
• Travel Time to Downtown from Central Park Station: 14 Minutes
• Cost: $9 pass to/from DIA $2.60 pass to/from Downtown Denver
• Speed: Up to 79 mph
• Capacity: 209 people per car (including seating for 91 people and two wheelchair spaces)
• Features: Overhead storage, luggage towers and bicycle racks
• Hotel is .5 miles from Central Park Station
• We offer on demand transportation to/ from Central Park Station from 430am-1230am
A-Line Daily Schedule – full schedule available at the front desk
• 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. - every 15 minutes
• 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. - every 30 minutes
• 3 a.m. - 6 a.m. - every 30 minutes
Where and How to Buy a Ticket
Tickets can be purchased on rail line platforms at ticket vending machines, inside DIA or
Union Station, or at any RTD sales outlet.
Where to catch the train
Airport: The location is right by the new Westin Denver International Airport Hotel.
Downtown/Union Station: 1701 Wynkoop St.
Call the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver for a courtesy pick-up at the Central Park Station
Getting to the hotel via the A-Line from Denver International Airport
You can use the A-Line Train Service from Denver International Airport. The Train leaves every
15-30 minutes with the last train leaving DIA just after 1:00 a.m. You can board the train at the
Denver Airport Station which is located at DIA, beneath the Westin Hotel. Take the train to
Central Park Station. The Doubletree Denver shuttle picks up guests at Central Park Station
shuttle pick up area A1. Call the hotel directly (303-321-3333) to request a pick-up when you
arrive on the platform.
Getting to Denver International Airport from the hotel
You will need to sign up with Guest Services to schedule a departure time to Central Park
Getting to the hotel via UBER App
Request your ride after you’ve landed and collected your bags.
When you go to request, you’ll be asked to choose a Terminal (East or West) and a door
number (4th floor) where you’ll meet your driver. Choose your location and head there to meet
Note: uberBLACK and SUV pick-ups will be made on the 5th floor only.
Look for the Uber U in the window and confirm your driver’s name and license plate.
Price estimate from DIA to the hotel is $22-30. Rates are based on demand. You can get an
actual estimate in the App before you ride.
Getting to the hotel via Taxi
Taxicabs are readily available and provide service directly to the hotel. Estimated cost to the
hotel is $55 but this depends on the taxi company you choose among other factors. Check with
your taxicab company of choice (or with your driver at the airport) for more information on fares
and destinations served.
Getting to the hotel via Super Shuttle
You can reserve a Super Shuttle seat at the following webpage...
The cost estimate to/from our hotel is $39 each way.