Kidney Week 2020: Travel Information
Getting Around in Denver, CO
Denver, CO is serviced by the Denver International Airport (DEN) which is approximately 25 miles from the Colorado Convention Center. Please see below for information regarding travel to and from the airport, as well as information on how to get around the city.
Denver Aiport Rail
The Denver Airport Rail, also known as the A Line Commuter Train, is a rail service that runs from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Denver Union Station. Trains run every 15 minutes during peak travel times and every 30 minutes during non-peak times. The fee is $10.50. There are six stops between the airport and Denver Union Station. The ride takes about 37 minutes.
The MallRide (more information below) will take you directly from Union Station to the Colorado Convention Center and many surrounding hotels.
For more information on the A Line please visit https://www.rtd-denver.com/fastracks/a-line
For information on transportation options please visit https://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit
The typical taxi fare from Denver International Airport to the Colorado Convention Center is $56. Many companies provide taxicab service at Denver International Airport. To access taxi service at Denver International Airport, proceed directly to baggage claim and ground transportation.
For more information on recommended taxi services, please visit https://www.flydenver.com/taxi
Uber & Lyft
Uber and Lyft are transportation services that operate similar to Taxicabs. In order to use these services you must have downloaded the phone app and set-up an account before requesting the service.
There is a surcharge added to your fare for airport pickups, this surcharge varies based on day and time. For more specific pricing please download the appropriate app and use the "Estimate Fare" feature.
For more information on how to access these services please visit https://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit/transit/mobile-app-services
Other Airport Transportation Options
16th Street MallRide
Called the MallRide, this free hybrid vehicle travels up and down the 16-block retail core of downtown Denver. Hop on at any intersection on 16th St. between Civic Center Station at Broadway near the Colorado State Capitol and Union Station on the west end.
Real ID Requirements
For individuals that reside in the United States make sure to get your Real ID driver's license/identification by October 1, 2020 if you do not already have one. Individuals with non-compliant IDs will not be able to board any federally regulated aircraft. For additional information on Real ID please visit: https://www.dhs.gov/real-id
The Colorado Convention Center is compliant with all federal ADA regulations. To rent a scooter or wheelchair while onsite at the event, please visit the Kidney Week Scootaround Webpage here: https://locations.scootaround.com/KidneyWeek. We encourage you to book in advance of Kidney Week. Onsite reservations may not be available.