Travel & Lodging

ETHDenver has locked in a selection of nearby hotels at the best available rates. Consider us your guide for getting to, from, and between venues. Access our lodging portal to check hotel availability (more hotels coming), and continue reading below for more ETHDenver travel tips

#BUIDLWeek: February 24th to March 1st, 2023
Core Event: March 2rd to March 5th, 2023
MTN Retreat: March 6th to March 9th, 2023

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ETHDenver Hotels

ETHDenver hotels have been booked to capacity every year so we’ve expanded the available options this time around. We suggest booking well in advance to lock in the best possible rates on hotels minutes away from this year’s new venue.

Visit the Official ETHDenver Lodging Portal to book and check out the travel information below to learn more about what’s new this year.

Have questions? We have answers in the FAQ


Getting Around ETHDenver

ETHDenver 2023 event venues will be concentrated in the River North (RiNo) district of Denver, along the Brighton Blvd. corridor. With most venues walkable within a few minutes, it will be easy to get to your next session, workshop, or community gathering.

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Buses will run every thirty minutes. Each full loop takes about sixty minutes to complete, so make sure to give yourself plenty of time to hop on the correct shuttle for the programming you’re trying to catch. There are 56 seats available on each bus; once the bus is full, it will not be able to pick up any more passengers. All spots are first come, first served. 

Buses will leave these stops at the following times and then continue on throughout the day on a consistent loop.

#BUIDLWeek Feb 27 - Mar 1
Bus #1 Schedule
9am - 5pm

#BUIDLWeek Feb 27 - Mar 1
Bus #2 Schedule
9am - 5pm

Main Event (NWC) Mar 2 - Mar 5
Bus #1 Schedule
7am - 8pm

Main Event (NWC) Mar 2 - Mar 5
Bus #2 Schedule
7am - 8pm

Transportation to ETHDenver

Whether you arrive by plane, train, bus or automobile, it’s easier than ever to get around Denver.

Continue reading below for our top tips and check out the City of Denver Transportation Guide for even more suggestions.


Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-largest airport in the world. There are multiple options for ground transportation once you land, including city buses (Regional Transportation District, or RTD), taxis, rideshares, commercial shuttles, rental cars, charter buses, and the University of Colorado A Line Light Rail that transports passengers directly to Union Station in the heart of downtown Denver.

This service is provided to you by RTD and will take you from the airport to Union Station in downtown Denver. From Union Station you can take either the N-Line Light Rail to “48th and Western” or “38th Station,” or take a bus directly to the National Western Complex.

Both Lyft and Uber are widely available at all hours throughout the Mile High City.

Light Rail
To get to ETHDenver from Denver International Airport (DEN) you will take the University of Colorado A Line rail - costs $10.50 and takes approximately 30-45 minutes to get to your destination.



Amtrak (Train)
For those who prefer to travel by train, Amtrak arrives at Union Station in downtown Denver.

This service is provided to you by RTD and will take you from Union Station to River North and the National Western Complex.

Light Rail.
To get to ETHDenver from Union Station you will take the University of Colorado A Line rail or N Line rail. This costs $7.00 per day and takes approximately 7 minutes to get to either venue.

University of Colorado A Line to 38th Station

N-Line to 48th and Western Station

There are at least 11 different car rental companies servicing Denver International Airport, check out all your options.

Visa Letters

You can request a Visa Invitation Letter to assist in obtaining your visa to attend ETHDenver 2023 AFTER you have been accepted to attend.

Please note that requesting a visa invitation letter does not guarantee that your local authorities will grant one. Additionally, you are responsible for submitting your visa application to your local embassy/consulate — ETHDenver management will not submit on your behalf.

Be sure to get on the ETHDenver email list to receive updates about important dates, programming announcements, #BUIDLing, and more.

Go Where The Bufficorns Roam

Looking for more places to check out while you’re in town? Start with the Official Visitors Guide for maps, photos, events, restaurants, and must-see attractions.

For more info visit

Denver Visitor Guide