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

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Train  •  36m

  1. Take the train from Barking to Basildon

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, line 9 bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Forest Gate to Brentwood
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Brentwood station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 9

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Basildon 22.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Basildon 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Gate to Basildon is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Gate to Basildon is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Gate to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Wanstead Park and arriving at Basildon via Barking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36m.

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The distance between Forest Gate and Basildon is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Basildon without a car is to train which takes 36m and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 36m to get from Forest Gate to Basildon, including transfers.

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Forest Gate to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, depart from Barking station.

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Forest Gate to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Basildon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to Basildon is 23 miles. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Forest Gate to Basildon.

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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 36m

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

c2c operates a train from Forest Gate to Basildon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 21m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Basildon
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Forest Gate to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Basildon
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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