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San Jose Inaugurates New Bus Terminal On Monday

New bus terminal located on Avenida 7 and Calle 10 opens on Monday, August 3. Photo from Portafolio Immobiliario
New bus terminal located on Avenida 7 and Calle 10 opens on Monday, August 3. Photo from Portafolio Immobiliario

(qCOSTARICA) – Located at the corner of Avenida 7 and Calle 10, on the north side of downtown San Jose, six bus companies will be working under one roof, in a new terminal that will be inaugurated Monday, August 3.

The terminal, called Terminal Central de San Jose 7-10, developed by Portafolio Immobiliario, is located diagonal to the former Libano cinema, where for years sat an empty lot, in one of San José scuzzy areas.

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Related: San José Getting New Bus Terminal (August 2014)

Operating from the terminal will be: Transportes Jacó; Transportes Cóbano; Alfaro, with regular service to Guanacaste; Central Line, with regular service to Managua (Nicaragua); Transportes San José – Venecia (San Carlos); and  Transportes Unidos la 400, with urban service to Heredia.

The six have been spread out in various locations a few blocks from the new terminal, some, like the La 400 using the public street as its terminal.

terminalThe enclosed terminal is a four-story building that also include a commercial area, offices, a parcel centre, and a lounge for bus drivers. The terminal also has parking where people can leave their cars while travelling by bus.

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According to the developer, it has already leased out 95% of the retail space that includes Payless shoes, Fraiche (perfumes) Cabletica, Prestamas, Banco Lafise, Sapristore, Eskimo (ice cream), Doña Dona (donuts), Cryspy Churros, Mi Dulce Estacion, Claro and Movistar.

Passengers will also find meat shops, bakeries, hardware stores, clothing outlets, convenience stores, several restaurants and a cafeteria.

An estimated 10,000 to 15,000 people will be using the terminal daily.

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