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Public transport information

Traveline

Bus and train times for all services within, to and from Fife are available from the Traveline Scotland website. Alternatively, you can call 0871 200 22 33 (24 hours, daily) to plan your journey.

You can get bus times on your smart phone. Search for the FREE "Traveline Scotland" app to download for iPhone, Blackberry, Android & Windows phones or find out more at Traveline Scotland Apps.


Bus & Train Timetables

See our Timetable Information page for information and links to bus and train timetables covering Fife.

Subsidised Bus Services

Fife Council subsidises some bus services in Fife. Find out more on our Subsidised Bus Services page.

Ferrytoll Park & Ride

For information on Ferrytoll Park & Ride, visit the Ferrytoll park and ride or contact Fife Council on 03451 55 55 55 ext. 44 44 26 (general enquiries, office hours only) or the Ferrytoll P&R Duty Supervisor 01383 420197 (up-to-the-minute on-site information, opening hours only).

 

Halbeath Park & Ride

 

For information on Halbeath Park & Ride, visit the Halbeath park and ride website or contact Fife Council on 03451 55 55 55 ext. 44 44 26 (general enquiries, office hours only) or the Halbeath P&R Duty Supervisor 01383 728800 (up-to-the-minute on-site information, opening hours only).


Kincardine Park & Ride

Walker Street Car Park in Kincardine is handy for the main bus stops in the High Street, which has services to Glasgow, Stirling, Falkirk and Dunfermline. Select Car Park using the 'find my nearest' search facility to the right of this page to find out more aboutWalker Street Car Park. See also Kincardine Park & Ride in the Publications section of this page.

Airport Bus

Service 747 links Inverkeithing Railway Station and Ferrytoll Park & Ride with Edinburgh Airport. Through tickets are available on Stagecoach, Megabus, Citylink and Park's services via Ferrytoll or on train services via Inverkeithing. This service was formerly known as 'airdirect747' but is now rebranded as 'JET 747.' Visit the Stagecoach website for full details.

Bus Stations, Stops & Shelters and Railway Stations

See our Stations, Stops & Shelters  page for information on public transport facilities in Fife.

Fares & Tickets

See our Ticketing page for information

Wheelchair Accessible Buses

Some passengers may find difficulty using traditional 'high step entrance' buses but most routes in Fife now use wheelchair accessible buses.  You can click on Making Your Journey Easier for some general advice on Stagecoach services.

Train Passengers Who Require Assistance

If you need assistance when travelling by train, contact the train company you’ll be travelling with. Fife’s 3 train companies are:

ScotRail (most trains in Fife)

East Coast (Aberdeen-London trains)

CrossCountry Trains (Aberdeen/Dundee – Birmingham and The South-west)

Bikes on Buses

There are currently no bus services operating in Fife that have provision for carrying bikes although on longer distance services such as Citylink services, bikes will be carried free of charge in the luggage compartment provided they are in an approved carrying box or bag (subject of course to sufficient space being available).

Bikes on Trains

ScotRail - bikes go free.

On Edinburgh - Aberdeen services, advance reservations are mandatory as space is limited. On Fife Circle services between Edinburgh and Dunfermline/ Kirkcaldy reservations are not necessary, but space is limited.

Cycle reservations can be made at principal staffed stations or through ScotRail Telesales when buying your travel ticket on 08457 55 00 33.

ScotRail offers a Cycle Rescue Service if you are unable to complete the bike portion of your journey as a result of an accident, vandalism or an irreparable breakdown to your bike. More details are available from ScotRail Cycle Rescue Service.

Tandems, tricycles, cycle trailers, motorcycles, mopeds, motorised cycles and scooters are not carried on any of ScotRail services.

Cycles cannot be carried on bus services replacing trains during periods of engineering work.

East Coast - you can take your bicycle with you on East Coast trains at no extra cost but you must reserve 24 hours in advance as space is limited. To make a bicycle reservation, call East Coast Telesales on 08457 225 225 or ask in the Ticket Office at any National Rail Station. You can also book online at the East Coast website.

Bicycles are carried in the Guard's Van - you should arrive early at the station and seek advice from a member of staff.

CrossCountry - CrossCountry carry bikes on most services (but you need to make a bike reservation in advance). When you arrive at the station ask one of the CrossCountry team where you should wait so that you can board the train quickly. More details can be obtained at www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk or by calling 0870 010 0084.
 

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Publications

Gillian S Watson, Technical Assistant, Network Planning & Information 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 44 29 05 Fax: 01592 583643 Contact Gillian S Watson online
By Post: Fife Council Bankhead Central Bankhead Park Glenrothes Fife KY7 6GH

Gillian Hill, Technician - Bus Network Planning & Information 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 44 43 71 Fax: 01592 583643 Contact Gillian Hill online
By Post: Fife Council Bankhead Central Bankhead Park Glenrothes Fife KY7 6GH

Derek Beveridge, Lead Professional (Network Planning & Information) 
Tel: 01592 583223 Contact Derek Beveridge online
By Post: Fife Council Bankhead Central Bankhead Park Glenrothes Fife KY7 6GH
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