There are 5 ways to get from Croydon to Forest Gate by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate

$12 - $18

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Bus, line 25 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station X68
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Forest Gate, Woodgrange Road 25

$6

3 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  43 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 - $18

Taxi  •  35 min

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

$75 - $90

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Forest Gate 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Forest Gate is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 35 min.

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

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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, Woodgrange Road via Holborn, Procter Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Forest Gate is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Forest Gate without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs £9 - £14.

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

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Croydon to Forest Gate bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Forest Gate is to train which takes 40 min and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus and line 25 bus, which costs £5 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Croydon to Forest Gate bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Forest Gate, Woodgrange Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Forest Gate is 16 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Croydon to Forest Gate.

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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

You can take a train from Croydon to Forest Gate via London Bridge, London Bridge Station, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Forest Gate via Holborn Station and Holborn, Procter Street in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Forest Gate, Woodgrange Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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