Woodhead Architects

These stations make bus travel bearable

It's not always our first choice for travel, but we still spend a fair bit of time in bus terminals. With holiday travel season in full swing, we've put together a collection of terminals that ditched the notion of outdated, unpleasant facilities. Your bus might not have Wi-Fi or comfortable seats, but these well-designed terminals can at least give you a little time to not dread your journey.

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