CU vs. CSU Game

The 2018 Rocky Mountain Showdown was Friday, August 31, 2018 at Broncos Stadium.

With direct bus, rail, and shuttle service from stops across the metro-area, RTD's CU vs. CSU special service is your best play on game day.


The 2018 CU vs. CSU game took place at Broncos Stadium at Mile High Friday, August 31, 2018.

Bus service

Buses depart from many Park-n-Rides and other locations for the game about 2½ hours before kickoff and operate until about one hour before the game starts, depending on your CU vs. CSU route and location. Check the pickup schedule above for route details. Service resumes immediately following the game and will continue until 45 minutes after the game ends.

View the CU vs. CSU service map

Please note: Passengers will not be permitted to leave any personal items in the bus during the game.

Rail service

The C, E, and W rail lines stop at the Broncos Stadium Field at Mile High Station, and the W line stops at Decatur-Federal Station. Fans can also take the D or H lines and transfer to the C or E lines at I-25 and Broadway, Alameda and 10th & Osage stations, or take the University of Colorado A Line or B Line and transfer to the C, E, or W lines at Union Station. Please note that regular one-way rail fares apply.

View the CU vs. CSU service map

Please note:

Parking at Decatur-Federal Station will not be available to RTD patrons between 1:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. on game day. This lot will be a pay lot for the event, and unauthorized vehicles may be towed at the owner's expense.

Locations and Fares

Join the fans taking the most convenient, economical ride to the game. Just hop on at one of our pick-up locations and pay your exact round-trip cash fare. Special Services Coupons are valid forms of payment on this special service.

CollegePass is not accepted as fare on this special service.

RTD passes (including CollegePass, EcoPass, NecoPass, and DayPass), tickets, and transfers are not accepted.

2019 fares for CU vs. CSU

round-trip fare*
8th & Coffman $10.50/$5.25 RM20
Boulder High School+ $10.50/$5.25 RM10
Longmont $10.50/$5.25 RM20
Olde Town Arvada $6/$3 RM8
Thornton $6/$3 RM4
US 36 & Broomfield $10.50/$5.25 RM10
US 36 & McCaslin $10.50/$5.25 RM10
US 36 & Table Mesa $10.50/$5.25 RM10
Wadsworth & Hampden $6/$3 RM6
Wagon Road $10.50/$5.25 RM44
Ward Road $6/$3 RM64
Gate D

* Discount fares are available for all seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities, Medicare recipients, elementary, middle and high school students ages 6-19. Children 5 years of age or younger ride free with a fare-paying adult (limit three children with each fare-paying adult). Active duty members of the U.S. military ride for free on all RTD services. Proof of eligibility is required for all passengers using discounted fare products.

+ Parking is not permitted at Boulder High School unless a school attendant is on duty collecting parking fees.

Parking fees may apply. See how to park for details.