Westminster’s strategic location provides easy and convenient access to the metro Denver and Boulder region through a superior multi-modal transportation network, which includes an enhanced public transportation system, easy access to regional and international airports, a  superior regional trail system, and two highway systems. By car, bus, bicycle, rail, or plane, you can move easily in Westminster.


A comprehensive highway system connects Westminster to the rest of the Denver metro and Colorado. Our road system totals approximately 1,102 miles of streets network, not including CDOT highway.

Direct access to:                

  • U.S. 36                           
  • Interstate 25                   

Convenient access to:  

  • Northwest Parkway 
  • E-470 Interstate
  • Interstate 70 and 76


Westminster is served by all major domestic and international airlines through:

Denver International Airport - (DIA) is a 30-minute drive from Westminster. It offers non-stop service to 180 destinations including London, Frankfurt and Tokyo.

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport - is adjacent to Westminster. It is Colorado's fourth busiest airport and it serves local and corporate travelers.

Transit Network

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) provides Commuter Rail, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), and local bus service in Westminster. Whether you're commuting to work, school, running errands, or just meeting friends, nearly every part of Westminster is within a short walking distance to a bus or transit station. Visit our transit page to learn more about RTD’s service in Westminster.

Regional Trail System

The city’s trails system provides an alternate means of transportation and has over 150 miles of trails connecting Westminster.  The U.S. 36 Bikeway provides residents and visitors 18-miles of separated shared-use trail connection to Denver and Boulder. The Big Dry Creek Trail provides 12-miles of safe and simple bicycle connection from Thornton to Stanley Lake. Visit our biking page to learn more about the city's bicycle facilities. 

Ground Transportation

Major taxi and shuttle companies serving Westminster include:
Super Shuttle
Freedom Cab - 303-444-4444
Metro Taxi - 303-333-3333
Yellow Cab - 303-777-7777