To Boulder

Boulder is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Denver and the closest international airport is Denver International Airport (DIA).

  • By Bus
    CU Boulder an hour away from the Denver International Airport (DIA) via the RTD SkyRide bus service.
  • By Shuttle
    Shared-ride service shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, island 5, outside doors 505-507 (east side) and 510-512 (west side).
  • By Taxi
    Taxicabs pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5, Island 1, outside Doors 505, 507 and 511 (Terminal East), and Doors 506, 510 and 512 (Terminal West).
  • By Car
    CU Boulder is 45 minutes away from the Denver International Airport (DIA) by car.

In and Around Boulder

CU Boulder employees who have at least a 50% appointment will receive access to RTD services with their BuffOne Card. Additionally, scholars living in Graduate and Family Housing and their dependents can purchase an RTD CollegePass.

The EcoPass and CollegePass allows the holder to ride local and regional buses and light rail generally at no charge. This includes the SkyRide to the Denver International Airport, all light rail vehicles, and the Stampede to East Campus.

Individuals who do not qualify for the EcoPass or CollegePass can purchase fares, day passes, ticket books, and MyRide cards from RTD.

CU Boulder Parking & Transportation Info