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M80 motorway
Route information
Length: 25.0 mi (40.2 km)
Existed: 1974 – present
History: M8 to Stepps completed 1992, Stepps to Haggs completed 2011, Haggs to M9 completed 1974
Major junctions
South end: Glasgow
North end: Stirling
M8 motorway
Junction 4.svg UK-Motorway-M73.svg
M73 motorway
Junction 5.svg UK-Motorway-M876.svg
M876 motorway
Junction 9.svg UK-Motorway-M9.svg
M9 motorway Junction 9
Stirling, Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Road network

  • Roads in the United Kingdom

The M80 is a motorway in Scotland. It goes between Glasgow and Stirling. It also links the M73, M8, and M9 motorways together. The motorway is about 25 miles (40 km) long. It first opened in 1974.


M80 motorway
Northbound exits Junction Southbound exits
Start of motorway M8 J13 City Centre, Greenock, Glasgow Airport M8
No exit J1 Blochairn, Carntyne
Bishopbriggs, Robroyston B765 J2 Bishopbriggs, Robroyston B765
Kirkintilloch, Stepps A806 J3 Kirkintilloch, Stepps A806
Moodiesburn, Mollinsburn A80 J4 The South, Glasgow (SE), Carlisle (M74) M73
Moodiesburn, Mollinsburn A80
Kirkintilloch, Kilsyth, Cumbernauld A8011 (B8048) J4A No exit
Airdrie A73 J5 Airdrie A73
Kirkintilloch, Kilsyth, Cumbernauld B8048
Cumbernauld, Dullatur, Castlecary A8011 J6 Cumbernauld, Dullatur, Castlecary A8011
No exit J6A Bonnybridge B816
Bonnybridge, Denny, Kilsyth A803 J7 Bonnybridge, Kilsyth A803
Kincardine Bridge, Falkirk, Grangemouth M876 J8 No exit
Stirling A91
Stirling services
J9 No exit (use M9 junction 9)
Road continues as M9 towards Perth and Crianlarich (A84) Start of motorway

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