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Getting In and Around Lakewood

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Planning a trip to Lakewood? Then, it is important to know the ways of getting in and around Lakewood. Part of a perfect holiday is getting in and around town efficiently and effectively. Though the city does not have a regional airport, but you will gravitate towards Lakewood because of its spectacular beauty and charm.   The city is easily accessible by Denver International Airport which is not far away from the city. Once you step into the city, you will forget about the hurdles faced while coming to the city. Also, getting around Lakewood is also not a major problem. There are numerous rental car companies and cab/taxi services operating in the city. These services will definitely not burn the hole in your pocket; they are comfortable, convenient and affordable. 

Getting to Lakewood

Getting to Lakewood by Plane

Denver International Airport
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Lakewood has no regional airport. Rather it is served by Denver International Airport, which is located approx 31 miles from Lakewood. The Denver International Airport (DIA) is situated approx 20 miles from downtown Denver (east). It encompasses 33, 531 acres of land, thus making it the largest airport in the US. Several airlines service the DIA like Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines and United Airlines. There are three concourses- A, B and C.  From DIA to Lakewood, numerous public transport options are available, like rental cars, buses, rail service, shuttle service and taxis. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) offers bus service to Lakewood.

Address: 8500 Pena Blvd, Denver, CO 80249, USA
Phone: 1 303-342-2000

Getting to Lakewood by Road

Lakewood is served by numerous state highways- Colorado State Highway 95, Colorado State Highway 470, Colorado State Highway 121, Colorado State Highway 391, and State Highway 121, also referred as Wadsworth Boulevard.  Lakewood is easy to reach via these state highways. 

Getting Around Lakewood

Public Transportation in Lakewood

Lakewood Public Transit
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The Regional Transport District (RTD) is a public transit service provider in the Denver-Aurora-Boulder area. It is the regional transit authority in Denver that offers light rail and bus transit services. Located approx 10 minutes from downtown Denver, Lakewood is served by RTD transit services. The RTD W Line, also known as the West Rail Line runs in Lakewood.

Address: 1600 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80202, United States
Phone: 1 303-299-6000

Light Rail Stations in Lakewood

Lamar Station
Address: 6363 W 13th Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado, USA

Federal Center
Address: 11601 W. 2nd Place, Lakewood, Colorado, USA

Garrison Station
Address: 9091 W. 13th Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado, USA

Lakewood- Wadsworth Station
Address: 1298 Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood, Colorado, USA

Lakewood Rides

Door to door service
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Lakewood Rides provides door-to-door transit service to residents of Lakewood aged 60 years or above and those with any kind of disability. Transportation for medical purpose, grocery shopping, volunteers and other personal needs is offered. This service operates from Monday through Friday- 7:00am until 5:00pm.

Getting Around Lakewood by Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Address: 8200 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214, USA
Phone: 1 303-233-7352

Hertz Rent A Car
Address: 11510 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215, USA
Phone: 1 303-237-4473

Avis Car Rental
Address: 10785 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215, USA
Phone: 1 303-202-1048

Getting Around Lakewood by Cabs/Taxi Services

Green Mountain Express
Address: 12878 W Arizona Pl, Lakewood, CO 80228, USA
Phone: 1 303-304-9337

Lakewood Taxi Services 
Address: Lakewood, CO 80401, USA
Phone: 1 720-463-1606

Anthony's Limousine Service
Address: Lakewood, CO 80215, USA
Phone: 1 303-232-1513

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