Directions

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Fenwick Road Entrance
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  This Photograph is of Giffnock Synagogue Complex from Fenwick Road. The main synagogue building is behind the old house

 

The Shul can be reached by plane, train, bus or car.  Local airports are Glasgow Airport, about 20 minutes drive from the Shul and Prestwick Airport, about 40 minutes drive.

Travelling to Giffnock Shul by public transport.

From Prestwick Airport

The Number 4 bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow passes the shul. The closest stop is at Montgomery Drive( stop 6120126.) This is the first stop after Eastwood Toll. The Shul is 170 metres from this stop in the direction towards Glasgow City.

There is also a train service from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Central Station.

From Glasgow Airport

First 500 Glasgow Shuttle    Glasgow City Centre    Stance 1

First's Glasgow Shuttle provides you with the most direct service between the airport and Glasgow city centre.( Buchanan Street Bus Station) The service operates up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and takes approximately 25 minutes.

From Glasgow City

By Bus From(Buchanan Street Bus Station)

The bus from this location that pases the Shul is the number 4 operated by "Stagecoach". The bus leaves from stance 7. The journey takes about 25 minutes and you should get off at the Montgomery Drive stop, cross the road and The Shul is 170 metres from this stop in the direction towards Glasgow City.

By Bus From(Central Station)

Take the "First Bus" or "City Sprinter" 38 or 38a Service from Union Street. ( This is the Street at the west side of the station)  Please note other bus companies operate a 38 service which does not go to Giffnock, so check when you get on that the bus goes to Eastwood Toll.  The journey takes about 25 minutes and you should get off at the Montgomery Drive stop, cross the road and The Shul is 170 metres from this stop in the direction towards Glasgow City.

By Train(Central Station)

Trains run from Glasgow Central Station to Giffnock Station, on the East Kilbride line.  The journey takes about 15 minutes and the Shul is 550 metres from the station along Fenwick Road ( towards Eastwood Toll). You will have to cross over the train-track using the footbridge

Travelling to Giffnock Shul by Car

From Prestwick Airport ( 26.1 miles- about 37 mins)


1.

Head north on A79 towards Robertson Rd
Go through 1 roundabout

1.4 miles

2.

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A78

0.7 miles

3.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kilmarnock Rd/A77
Continue to follow A77

11.0 miles

4.

Continue onto M77

8.5 miles

5.

At junction 5, take the A77/A726 exit to East Kilbride/Eaglesham/Newton/Mearns

 

6.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A77

0.2 miles

7.

Turn right to stay on A77  Go through 3 roundabouts

After the third roundabout Giffnock Shul is on the left 500 metres along Fenwick Road

4.3 miles

From Glasgow Airport (13.2 miles- about 17 mins)


1.

Head east on M8

5.7 miles

2.

Take the A8 exit towards Tradeston/East Kilbride/A730

0.7 miles

3.

Keep left at the fork, follow signs for M77 and merge onto M77

4.7 miles

4.

At junction 3, take the A726 exit to Paisley

0.2 miles

5.

Turn left onto Nitshill Rd/A727 Continue to follow A727 Go through 1 roundabout

1.4 miles

6.

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Fenwick Rd/A77
Giffnock Shul is the  left 500 metres along Fenwick Road towards Glasgow City

0.4 miles

From the South on the  M74


1.

Travel along the M74

2.

At junction 22, exit onto M77 toward Kilmarnock/Prestwick Airport

3

At junction 3, take the A726 exit to Paisley

0.2 miles

4.

Turn left onto Nitshill Rd/A727 Continue to follow A727  Go through 1 roundabout

1.4 miles

5.

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Fenwick Rd/A77

Giffnock Shul is the  left 500 metres along Fenwick Road towards Glasgow City

0.4 miles