There are 6 ways to get from Croydon to Forest Gate by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 47 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 47 bus from London Bridge Station to Liverpool Street Station 47 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate

$12 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus, line 108 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Centre 75
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Lewisham Centre to Stratford New Town, Stratford International 108

$3

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee

$11 - $48

Line 468 bus, line 35 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green 468
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Liverpool Street Station 35

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Forest Gate 15.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Forest Gate 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Forest Gate, Greater London, England?

You can take a bus from Croydon to Forest Gate via Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Stratford New Town, Stratford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Croydon and Forest Gate is 20 km. The road distance is 25 km.

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Forest Gate is to line 75 bus and line 108 bus which costs £2 and takes 2 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Croydon to Forest Gate is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £55 - £70.

No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Forest Gate. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Forest Gate via Lewisham Centre and Stratford New Town, Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Croydon to Forest Gate, including transfers.