Internet Course Exchange (ICE) | Transportation from DIA

Transportation Options – see for more specific information:

  1. Rental Cars:  All Rental car companies at DIA are located on airport property but are away from the main terminal. Each rental company provides a courtesy shuttle to and from their locations.  All courtesy shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5, Island 4, outside doors 505-513 (east side) and 504-512 (west side). See driving directions below for more information on how to get to Boulder after you have picked up your vehicle.

  2. Taxis:  Denver Yellow Cab, Freedom Cab, Metro Taxi and Union Taxi Cooperative offer a flat rate from DIA to Boulder at $88.15 which includes one-way- fare and the airport access fee.

  3. Shuttles:
    Roundtrip from DIA – Level 5, Doors 505/507 and 510/512.  Although the sites indicate that these shuttles would take about 2 hours from the from the airport to Boulder and from Boulder to the airport, experience would suggest that participants should plan on at least 3 hours as timing will depend on the number of people overall being picked up from and taken to the airport.

Super Shuttle Boulder –  $33 Roundtrip –  Anticipate a 30 minutes window for pickup.  Runs from 4:30 am to 10:50 pm.

Green Ride Colorado - $54 Roundtrip ($27 one way to and from Boulder Residence Inn) – Picks up passengers outside door 505 located on the east side of the Main Terminal. Van stops at island 3 in the Commuter Van Area.  Door 505 is near baggage carousel #3 on Level 5.  Reservations taken up to 6pm (MST) before the day of travel. Operate mainly on a reservation basis. Pickup time for trip TO the airport are approximate. Will call the evening before travel to confirm actual pick-up window.  Scheduled hourly.

Driving Directions:

Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Blvd
Denver, CO

3035 Center Green Dr
Boulder, CO


WICHE (3035 Center Green Dr, Boulder, CO) is approximately 42 miles from Denver International Airport using E-470 Toll Road for part of your drive.  With optimal conditions, it should take around 42 minutes to reach WICHE from the airport.  The Boulder Residence Inn is across the street from WICHE. 

NO TOLL ROAD:  If you are renting a car, it is cheaper to use this route versus the Toll Road route below although traffic can be heavy at times.  There are no tolls on this route.  It is 44 miles and takes about 48 minutes.


  1. Head south


  1. Take the ramp onto Peña Blvd


  1. Merge onto I-70 W

3.7 mi

  1. Keep right to continue on I-270 W

6.8 mi

  1. Continue onto US-36 W

17.9 mi

  1. Exit onto CO-157 N/Foothills Pkwy toward CU Stadium

3.5 mi

  1. Turn left onto Valmont Rd

0.1 mi

  1. Turn right onto Center Green Dr
    WICHE will be on the left and Boulder Residence Inn will be on the right

335 ft


TOLL ROAD Route:  These toll roads have NO CASH BOOTHS!  Please check with your rental car company regarding their policy regarding tolls. See for specific information on the fees charged and how the toll is collected as part of the cost of renting the vehicle.