KK Sentral
KK Sentral sign.svg

Commercial development hub and urban transportation hub
General information
LocationJalan Kemajuan, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Malaysia
Coordinates5°58′20.9″N 116°04′06.0″E / 5.972472°N 116.068333°E / 5.972472; 116.068333Coordinates: 5°58′20.9″N 116°04′06.0″E / 5.972472°N 116.068333°E / 5.972472; 116.068333
Owned byDBKK
Line(s)
Bus routesWest Coast Division (Kota Kinabalu) → Interior Division (Beaufort, Sipitang, Menumbok) → Limbang Division (Lawas) → Brunei
Construction
ParkingAvailable with payments (free for the first 15 minutes)
Disabled access Yes[1]
History
Opened28 July 2019 (2019-07-28)[1][2]

KK Sentral or also called as KK Sentral Bus Terminal (Malay: Terminal Bas KK Sentral) is a bus station in the city of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The terminal sits on a three-hectare site of land and operating express bus services from the city to Beaufort, Sipitang, Menumbok, Lawas and Brunei.[2][3]

Fully opened on 28 July 2019, KK Sentral replaced the old temporary bus station at Jalan Tugu.[4] KK Sentral is the first smart and systematic bus station in the state of Sabah.

History

The terminal building started to be constructed in 2011 before finally completed in 2017 as one of the four integrated bus terminals planned under the Kota Kinabalu City Public Transportation Master Plan.[2] The Sentral's parking lots opened on 5 July 2017 while its bus service was opened on 28 July 2019 at a cost of around RM54 million.[1][5][3]

Features

The terminal is equipped with two main blocks; namely Blocks A and B which have various facilities including bus ticket and information counters, food courts, parking lots, prayer room (surau) for Muslims and facilities for disabled people.[1][2][6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Norasikin Daineh (22 July 2019). "Lot gerai di Terminal KK Sentral dijangka beroperasi sepenuhnya tahun ini" [The stall lots at the KK Sentral Terminal is expected to be fully operational this year] (in Malay). Berita Harian. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Launch of a new landmark for Kota Kinabalu". Bernama. The Borneo Post. 28 July 2019. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b Mohd Adam Arinin (22 July 2019). "KK Sentral kini mula beroperasi" [KK Sentral is now operational] (in Malay). Sabah News Today. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Terminal KK Sentral penanda aras baharu Kota Kinabalu sebagai bandar raya - pengguna". Sabah Post. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 14 August 2022.
  5. ^ "KK Sentral Parking Lots Now Open". New Sabah Times. Property Hunter. 5 July 2017. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  6. ^ Jenne Lajiun (23 July 2019). "KK Sentral begins operations". The Borneo Post. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.