Perjalanan di sekitar Sabah dengan bas tidak sukar. Sekiranya anda ingin menempuh jarak jauh dengan bas di Sabah, terdapat 3
terminal bas untuk anda di bandar Kota Kinabalu. Anda boleh menempah bas dengan tempahan tempat duduk terlebih dahulu. 1) Terminal Bas Utara Inanam, 2) Padang Merdeka 3) Terminal Bas City Park Terminal Bas Padang Merdeka dan City Park adalah rapat bersama. Utara
Terminal Bas Inanam terletak sekitar 10 km dari bandar di kawasan industri Inanam, seseorang perlu menaiki bas atau teksi untuk sampai ke sana.
Ada terminal bas keempat Wawasan terminal, tapi itu untuk bas tempatan.
The Northern Bus Terminal
The Northern Bus Terminal at Inanam (Kota Kinabalu) is the largest bus station. It has proper facilities like ticket counters, small sundry shops and washrooms.
There are also many eateries and a few budget hotels in the area of Inanam. The coaches here generally travel to
destinations at the east coast of Sabah, like Telupid, Sandakan, Lad Datu, Kunak, Semporna and Tawau. Coach leave the terminal throughout the whole day. There are also some coaches travelling at night,
where you can sleep and reach the destination the next day. These modern coaches are all equipped with comfortable seats and air conditions, some do have built in toilets. Watch out for young boys or young men who try to intimidate you for sales of bus tickets at the entrance. Some time as many as ten of them can be seen rushing and crowding around foreigners, and these boys can be very persistent and a nuisance too. The best method to get rid of them, is to tell them you have already bought your tickets.
As the name Padang Merdeka Terminal implies, the terminal is located near the old field (padang) below the Signal hill. The buses at this bus terminal commuted to places in the interior
and northern part of Sabah. The northern towns include places like Tamparuli, Tuaran, Kota Belud, Kota Marudu, Kudat, and Pitas. The
Mini Vans and TaxiUnser will travel to the interior of Sabah will, to towns like Kundasang, Ranau, Tambunan, Keningau, and Tenom. There are also Mini Vans and TaxiUnser going to the small towns along the west coast of Sabah. The best time to catch a bus/ mini van or taxi to these destinations is in the early morning when many buses are scheduled to leave between 7am and 10am.
Tiket Bas tidak pernah begitu mudah untuk ditempah di Sabah: .