If you are coming into Union Station by connecting light rail or by bus, chances are that you are going to find yourself on the far side of Union Station, in the Union Station Transit Center. Using the Denvers RTD Light Rail or Bus System, you can leave your car at home and find rides from across the Metro Area to Union Station. Once you get to a touchscreen at the station, simply select the airport pass and you will have a ticket good on all public RTD Rail transit, throughout Denvers wonderful metro, all day.
For a super-efficient way to travel, take METROs Blue Line and Green Line, the Twin Cities Light Rail Transit (LRT) service, around the city. METRO light rail The Metro Blue Line offers a quick, calm, and direct light rail experience between Downtown Minneapolis and the Mall of America.
One of Metros newest light-rail lines runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, with stops notable for the Staples Center (a stop that it shares with the Blue Line), the University of Southern California, Exposition Park, Downtown Culver City, and Downtown Santa Monica, where it comes in just blocks from the beach. At the core of Portlands world-class mass transit system is Portlands more than 90-station downtown airport-based MAX Light Rail. MAX Light Rail Portlands MAX Red Line is the easiest way to get to or from the airport, taking less than 40 minutes.
There are ticket machines and validaters at over 90 stations, but riders can also pay their fare with a cellphone using Hop FastPass System. Signs at every station tell you when the MAX is coming, and what lines are scheduled. When you pay the fare at a TRAX station using the ticketing machine, you get a ticket and receipt. You should buy a ticket from a vending machine that is available at SEATAC-Airport Station, using a credit card or cash.
To get to the airport parking garage from the terminal, passengers will need to use a skybridge and then walk up to The SeaTac/Airport Station. This shuttle runs from the Light Rails Link station, from 5 am until midnight, to downtown in the airport parking garage, seven days a week. Free shuttle service between the terminal buildings is offered as an alternative to light rail service for passengers with mobility issues and special needs (e.g.
Parking is available in Fannin South Park & Ride, located adjacent to the Fannin South rail station, and in several locations throughout the rail lines route. Parking is also available along streets in all parts of South End, as well as 11 Park-and-Ride lots on the Light Rail Line, most of which are free.
Weekend service runs every 20 minutes during daytime hours, and every 30 minutes at night. Trains operate every 10 minutes during rush hours, and generally every 10 to 15 minutes during the rest of the day. Metrorails normal schedule can fluctuate as much as 12 minutes during single-track operations, where trains running inbound and outbound trains alternate trips along a single track as maintenance is performed on an opposing track.
During COVID schedules, and at all other times, Metrorails North Rail Line will run Monday-Friday, trains will run every 30 minutes. The total travel time from Denver Union Station to the line-end station on Eastlake-124th Avenue is expected to be 29 minutes. The final full run of the day starts at 11pm, arriving at the far end of the line just after midnight.
The train pulls in the rear of Union Station, so you have to walk five or 10 minutes the distance. Passengers heading for the airport at Palmetto station will transfer to the Orange Line at Earlington Heights. Orange Line trains leave Dadeland South Station and Miami Airport Station every 10 minutes during rush hours on weekdays, and 15 minutes during non-rush hours.
The Coconut Grove Metrorail station will remain open and accessible for all rail and bus services as well as transfers. This light rail connection between E Lines Expo/Crenshaw station and C Lines Aviation/LAX Station will bring service to Inglewood and Leimert Park. The Airport Rail Station opened April 22, 2016, offering the first train service from Downtown Denver to the Denver International Airport.
Nine train lines serve 53 stations in the southeast, southwest, west, and east Denver rail corridors. MAX service is UTAs Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, which operates along a dedicated route with dedicated stations, similar to light rail lines, but using buses rather than trains. Students are issued CATS All-Access Passes, which are tied to 49ers ID cards, to get unlimited rides on the CATS LYNX Light Rail, Trolley, Special Transit Service (STS), and Local and Express Bus routes, including the LYNX Airport Connector Special Transit Service (STS). The Visitors Pass is good for unlimited rides on local buses, light rail, and express buses during non-peak hours between purchase time and 2:00 am the following day; it may be purchased well in advance of travel, and is not activated until after it is used on a bus or on a train.
A Transfer allows passengers to make one-way trips using combinations of UTA bus routes and rail lines in the two hours after the time the ticket is issued or a touchless credit card is swiped (Farepay Card or Debit/Credit Card). When using GoPass Tap Card, you justtap the card on a card reader located on the platform at rail stations each time you board a train or make a transfer.
The lines are lit up at the front of every train, so you never have to guess which train you are going to get on. Unlike most light rail trains, you will be riding on level-service A Line trains, so you can carry your bags with ease and not have to worry about stairs.