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    RTD Free Metroride

Downtown Denver on the Move

The ideal option for downtown commuters, RTD Free Metroride offers a completely free weekday rush-hour shuttle service connecting Civic Center Station with Denver Union Station along the 18th and 19th Street thoroughfare, with convenient connections to bus, light rail, and commuter rail services.


RTD Free Metroride is available for weekday service only.

Morning service between 5:54 am and 9:18 am

Afternoon service between 2:46 pm and 6:28 pm

Schedules are approximate and can be impacted by traffic conditions, construction, weather, etc. For the most up-to-date scheduling, including information on detours and service disruptions, please consult the RTD website.

Stations & Stops

RTD Free Metroride operates out of the underground bus concourse of Denver Union Station. You may board using Gates 13 or 22. Arriving buses will drop off passengers at gates 1, 2, and 11. There are a total of 14 stops on a round-trip journey along 18th and 19th Streets. Free Metroride stops can be distinguished from other RTD bus stops by a white canopy and/or marker with a map of the route.

Union Station to Civic Center Station

Union Station Bus Concourse

19th St. & Blake St.

19th St. & Lawrence St.

19th St. & Curtis St.

19th St. & Stout St.

Broadway & 18th St.

16th Ave. & Broadway

Civic Center Station to Union Station

17th Ave. & Lincoln St.

18th St. & Glenarm Pl.

18th St. & California St.

18th St. & Curtis St.

18th St. & Lawrence St.

18th St. & Market St.

18th St. & Wazee St.


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