Kuching Sentral is now in operation to be transportation hub for regional bus companies in Kuching. The Kuching Sentral is located not far from Kuching International Airport and located along the Kuching-Serian trunk road. Ideally, all regional buses will make their stop at the Kuching Sentral to drop off and also to pick up passengers. However, as of now, not many bus companies are willing to use the Kuching Sentral facilities due to the ongoing disagreement in the terms of conditions of using the facilities.
Front view of the Kuching Sentral.
Kuching Sentral is furnished with adequate bus counters for ticketing.
Passengers are provided with real time information regarding departures and arrivals of buses.
Kuching Sentral is also provided with ample facilities for passengers while waiting for their buses.
Departures information for buses (Bus Company, Bus Plate Number, time of departure, etc) are widely available throughout the facilities.
There are quite significant number of retailers operating at Kuching Sentral. Besides serving as the hub for regional bus services, the Kuching Sentral is also a Mega Shopping Complex. There are several well known outlets operating at the Kuching Sentral. Thus, the Kuching Sentral will be a major attraction for the coming months as more people will visit the facility and at the same time carry out their shopping spree at the newly open facility.
Bus bays with ample parking spaces are provided at the Kuching Sentral. However, as can be seen in the following picture, there is only a few buses using the facility as of now. Hopefully, both parties, i.e. bus companies and Kuching Sentral management, will come to an agreeable terms as soon as possible for the benefits of the public.