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There are 4 ways to get from Forest Gate to Baldock by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Baldock

£15 - £23

3 alternative options

Line 308 bus, line 253 bus, train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the line 308 bus from Forest Gate, Wanstead Park Station to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 308
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Lower Clapton, Upper Clapton Road Brooke Road to Finsbury Park 253 / ...
  3. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Stevenage
  4. Take the train from Stevenage to Baldock

£18 - £28

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Baldock 43.4 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Baldock 43.4 miles

£6 - £10

Forest Gate to Baldock by train and subway

The journey time between Forest Gate and Baldock is around 1h 14m and covers a distance of around 42 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 59 min. Operated by London Overground, London Underground (Tube), Thameslink and others, the Forest Gate to Baldock service departs from Wanstead Park and arrives in Baldock. Typically 437 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 14m
Fastest journey time:
59 min
Services per week:
437
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:45
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Forest Gate to Baldock train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Forest Gate → Baldock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Baldock is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Baldock is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Forest Gate to Baldock is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Gate to Baldock is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Gate to Baldock. However, there are services departing from Wanstead Park and arriving at Baldock via Blackhorse Road station and Finsbury Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Forest Gate and Baldock is 32 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Baldock without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Forest Gate to Baldock, including transfers.

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Forest Gate to Baldock train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Finsbury Park station.

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Forest Gate to Baldock train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Baldock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to Baldock is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Forest Gate to Baldock.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Baldock. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to Baldock.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

Thameslink operates a train from Finsbury Park to Baldock every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £15 - £20 and the journey takes 51 min. Great Northern also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Baldock
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £20
Train from Finsbury Park to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
Train from Stevenage to Baldock
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Great Northern
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate, Wanstead Park Station to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lower Clapton, Upper Clapton Road Brooke Road to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Baldock
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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