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The bus link for the Howe of Fife

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The X42 is a bus service connecting Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Cupar & Dundee, also providing a direct link to Victoria Hospital & Ninewells Hospital.

The service was launched as part of a Bus Route Development Grant scheme in conjunction with Fife Council and has been extremely popular with customers, carrying around 4500 passengers per week. Recent on bus interviews also found that a remarkable 99% of passengers would refer the service to a friend, and 70% rated the X42 better or much better than alternative modes of transport, including the car and the train.

Running hourly throughout the day, the X42 is operated by easy access low floor buses. So whether you need to get to work, the shops or the hospital, make your journey simpler with the X42. Click here to view the timetable.


New day return tickets

Passengers can benefit from our money-saving day return tickets, available only on the X42.

X42 Day return prices

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