How much does it cost?

All trips on the R Line are local fare $2.60. If your trip involves a transfer to another rail line, fares could be regional fare ($4.50) or airport fare ($9.00) depending upon your destination. Discount fares apply for those who are eligible.

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If your travels take you beyond the R Line, you can purchase a Regional or Airport fare from ticket vending machines at any station along the R Line and transfer to another bus or train all with the same ticket. And don’t forget about RTD’s Local Day Pass and Regional/Airport Day Pass, offering unlimited single-day travel for one flat price. Discount fares apply for those who are eligible.

Buy Tickets and Day Passes

You can buy one-way tickets and Day Passes using cash, credit or debit at the ticket vending machines located at any RTD rail station. The Regional/Airport Day Pass is the same price ($9.00) as a one-way Airport ticket and grants unlimited travel on any RTD service for the remainder of the service day. Regional/Airport Day Pass ticket books may be purchased at any RTD Sales Outlet.

Monthly Pass

Take unlimited rides all month on the R Line with RTD's Monthly Pass. Travel to the Airport is included in the Regional/Airport Monthly Pass. Monthly Passes may be purchased at any RTD sales outlet, online, or at participating King Soopers and Albertsons/Safeway.

Learn more about Monthly Pass

EcoPass and CollegePass

Service on the R Line is included with all EcoPass, CollegePass, and Neighborhood EcoPass cards, including service to Denver International Airport at no additional charge.

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the R Line


Grand Opening Ceremony

10:00 a.m.
Iliff Station Parking Garage (top level)

You’re invited to the grand opening ceremony! Join RTD and other special guests to commemorate the opening of the R Line! Service will begin running directly after the ceremony. Take the route 131 or park for free at the station (on this day only).

Free rides and fun on the R Line

Be the first to ride the R Line! Hop on the R Line at any of the 16 stations following the grand opening ceremony.

Free rides on the R Line!
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hop off to join in the fun at the following stations:
Aurora Metro Center Station
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Carnival games, refreshments, and RTD booths.

Iliff Station

Fun activities, hot chocolate and information.