Car Hire at Denver International Airport
This information is correct as of September 2015
Whether you want to take in a baseball game in Denver, take to the majestic Rocky Mountain resorts for skiing and hiking or enjoy an evening in hip Colorado Springs, you can find the best car hire at Denver International Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Denver International Airport
There are twelve car hire companies with desks at Denver International Airport: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, E-Z Rent, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National Car, Payless and Thrifty. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Denver International Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There is a Clean Energy petrol station located just 8 minutes drive from Denver Airport. Get on to East 80th Avenue from the airport and continue on the E 75th. Take a right onto Jacksons Gap Road and then right for the E 78th Avenue. The petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport is located 27 km from the city centre of Denver. It is located near all the major interstate highways including the I-25 (travelling north and south), the I-70 (going east and west) and the I-76 (travelling northeast). The I-225 and I-270 highways cross the Denver area.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Denver International Airport.
Offering spectacular natural beauty and urban delights, Denver is a city of many faces. Majestic Pikes Peak is a haven for climbers and walkers offering views of the Garden of the Gods. The city brims with life from fine art museums and quirky boutique shops to lively bars, theatres and restaurants for great evenings out.
It takes just over an hour to reach Colorado Springs from Denver Airport. Get on the I-70 S from the airport and merge with the E-470 S. Take the right 2 lanes to exit at 1A for the I-25 to Colorado Springs. Exit at 142 for Bijou Street towards downtown Colorado Springs
This liberal city is an outdoor lover’s paradise with cycle ways and large green parks and gardens to enjoy. Bustling shopping malls and boutique stores, pavement cafes overlooking street performances and plenty of lively bars, restaurants, local breweries and live music venues give this city a real buzz. Boulder is also the gateway to many of the world’s best ski resorts, found in the nearby magical Rocky Mountains, where adrenalin junkies can also rock climb, hike, kayak and mountain bike.
It takes just 45 minutes to reach Boulder from Denver Airport. Get on the E-470 N from the airport and keep let to continue on Northwest Parkway. Take the exit onto the US-36 and the Denver/Boulder turnpike. Follow signs to the city centre.
With a Rocky Mountain backdrop Denver is an understated but exciting city with plenty of art and culture to see and shops to browse. Take in a baseball game or visit the famous Capitol Building. Enjoy the cafes and people watching in Larimer Square or get away from the city bustle in the beautiful Botanic Gardens. The Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre puts on some great evening shows while its nearby hiking trails are perfect for exploring the surrounding nature.
It takes just under 40 minutes to drive to Denver from Denver Airport. Get on the 1-70 W from the airport and take the exit 274 towards Colorado Springs. Keep left onto the I-25 S and take exit 210A for Colfax Avenue. Follow the signs to the centre of Denver.
Parking is free on Sundays and from 10pm on weekdays. Parking charges from 8am to 10pm are $1 per hour. Some sights like the Pepsi Centre offer free parking and there are a few non metered spaces in Downtown Denver. Some hotels in Denver also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change