Definition of bus station in English:

bus station


  • A place in a town where buses arrive and depart.

    • ‘Janet Abu Lughod suggests that in fact many of them settled right in the area around the bus station.’
    • ‘But the best, indeed the only, place for the bus station is at Preston railway station.’
    • ‘For me the scariest part was when we parted company at the end of the night and I had to sit alone in the deserted bus station to wait for a lift home.’
    • ‘As the Quay will be closed to all traffic, the bus station will be temporarily moved to The Glen.’
    • ‘A second gateway to the town would centre around the bus station in Fairfield North.’
    • ‘Passengers who arrive by bus or train now have to walk across town to the old bus station if they want a taxi.’
    • ‘The bus station is in the town I'm working in, but not near where I work, and not on the way there.’
    • ‘It covered the bus station, train station, school grounds, and the main routes in and out of town.’
    • ‘The scheme envisages a new bus station, shops and 100 homes, with some leisure and offices.’
    • ‘A taxi driver remembered taking him to the bus station later in the day.’
    • ‘At Preston, he said, the bus station is a mile from the train station and far too few buses were available.’
    • ‘Schoolboy David Crowley told the court he was playing near the town bus station when he saw a man and a woman arguing over a child.’
    • ‘Melhado stole from teenagers at the bus station, the County Ground and in the town centre.’
    • ‘A bus station is not the sort of place where you expect to meet poetry.’
    • ‘They also harbour suspicions that the current scheme is masking a bid to move the whole bus station to the site in the near future.’
    • ‘But she added that building work on the new bus station would cause some disruption in the town centre.’
    • ‘The bus station will be located between what is currently Osborne Street and a revived Vineyard Street.’
    • ‘I will be monitoring the situation and hope soon to hear some good reports from residents about the bus station.’
    • ‘Having a bus company depot separate from a bus station is not unusual.’
    • ‘It's more or less redundant because most of the busses begin or terminate at the bus station and so never use it.’
    stopping place, stop, halt, station stop, stage
    View synonyms


bus station