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Kuching Sentral is an integrated complex with retail stores, hypermarkets, food court, kiosks, restaurants and international fast food outlets.
Public facilities comprise bus bays, car and motorcycles parks, taxi stands, commercial van bays, luggage facilities services, surau, ticketing counters and an air-conditioned waiting area.
Other facilities include Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and closed circuit television (CCTV) and LCD panels to display the arrivals and departures of buses.
The shopping centre is managed by the Nationlink's management team with more than 20 years' experiences in managing successful Shopping Centre as well as strata titled shophouses in Kuching.
Kuching Sentral - a new hub for public transport started operation in March 2012
A new bus terminal mix with 3 storey shopping complex. Located 5 minutes from Kuching international airport. Kuching Sentral is a modern bus terminal with a contemporary design modeled on the Kuala Lumpur Sentral.
A RM100-million project
An additional sum of RM17.9 million was approved by the federal government. Kuching Sentral is a modern air-conditioned bus terminal with peoples’ comfort in mind.
This Regional Bus Terminal (Kuching Sentral) is located at Mile 6, Jalan Penrissen providing a new dimension for public transport services in Sarawak.
The new complex provides a new dimension in providing services to members of the public especially for bus services and business opportunities.
Developer of the project is Permodalan Assar Sdn Bhd (PASB) and
SARAWAK BUS COMPANIES :
|1||Lanang Road Bus Co. Bhd|
|2||Sungei Merah Bus Bhd|
|3||Syarikat Bas Baram Sdn Bhd|
|4||Miri Transport Co Sdn Bhd - MTC|
|6||Eva Express Sdn Bhd|
|7||Freesia Sdn Bhd|
Transportation Sdn Bhd owns six bus firms:
|10||Bintang Jaya Express|
|12||Sarawak Transport Company (STC)|
|13||CITY PUBLIC LINK BUS|
In 2009 Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board had issued new licences to :
1- City Public Link Sdn Bhd.
|More than 380 open and basement parking bays equipped with CCTVs
and guarded at strategic zones.
Inside the building, a total of 152 retail units, and over 30 specialty kiosks are available.
A regional long-distance bus terminal providing convenience and comfort for shoppers and travellers alike.
A retail and transportational hub
for Kuching, this shopping centre cum bus terminal set a new
standard in the travel and shopping in Sarawak.
A RM100-million Regional Bus Terminal
(Kuching Integrated Regional Bus Terminal)
The 3 Storey Commercial Shop houses next to the terminal has
A proposed shopping mall / hotel / shophouse / apartment opposite of
Kuching Sentral. Currently, part of the land was cleared and
signboard is up.
For buses going to the outskirts of the city like to Bako , buses leave from Bus Stop no. 1 at Jalan Market, opposite Elektra House .
For going to Semengoh, take the STC (Sarawak Transport Company) bus No 6, 6A, 6B, or 6C from opposite the Public Bank in town, on Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg had commenced in December 2007.
The RM55 million project is located on a seven-acre site at Mile 6 1/2 Penrissen Road.
It is only two minutes from the Kuching International Airport (KIA) and 10 minutes from Kuching City centre. This bus terminal streamlining the city bus transportation system by bringing together the regional buses and the city buses.
Commuters will find convenience right from the point of arrival as the city buses will offer them a seamless link to any destination within Kuching City and the regional buses will link them to major destinations throughout Sarawak. Alternatively, commuters can choose other options of transport available at Kuching Sentral like taxis.
The terminal have 42 bus bays for Saarwak regional buses and 67 bays for Kuching city buses.
Additional facilities like luggage storage, premium rest rooms, wifi, Auto Teller Machine (ATM), prayer room and others have been incorporated to ensure a comfortable transit for passengers and shoppers.
The estimated 12,000 daily passengers alighting at the new bus terminal will be greeted with a pleasant ambience as Kuching Sentral offers 25, 000 sq ft of supermarket, 21,000 sq ft of departmental store together with restaurants, fashion boutiques, beauty and healthcare, gift shops, pharmacy and many more.
Kuching Sentral have a total of 152 retail units and more than 30 specialty kiosks to keep shoppers busy.
The fully integrated transportation terminal is part of the Sarawak Government’s effort to improve bus services in Kuching city for the convenience of the people.
Spearheading the development of the Integrated Regional Bus Terminal is Permodalan ASSAR Sdn Bhd (PASB), a company incorporated to enhance the performance of the state unit trust fund, Amanah Saham Sarawak (ASSAR).
A transportation hub or transport interchange is where traffic is exchanged
across several modes which may include railway, tramway, metro or rapid transit,
bus, coach, automobile, truck, airplane, spacecraft, ship, ferry, pedestrian, or
any other kind of transport.
The owner of Kuching Sentral, state unit trust Assar, charge 10 per
cent of bus fares of the operators for the privilege of using the
The complex is owned by Kuching Sentral Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of PASB, a Sarawak government-link company.
Strategically located two minutes away from Kuching International Airport, Kuching Sentral formed a new hub for the transportation industry and cater for regional express buses traveling on daily routes to Sri Aman, Sarikei, Sibu, Pontinak, Brunei and Sabah.
The terminal can accommodate 12,000 passengers.
1) Penrissen Road to Sibu, Miri and
Kuching Sentral is
strategically located at the junction of Jalan Penrissen and Airport
Road which is being upgraded to a dual-carriageway with traffic
Rush for express bus tickets at
|Kuching Sentral A regional long-distance bus terminal.
All regional buses make their stop at the Kuching Sentral to drop
off and to pick up passengers.
INDEX of Kuching City May 02, 2015 12:32:53 PM