There are 5 ways to get from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Forest Gate to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central

$3 - $6

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Line 308 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 308 bus from Forest Gate Station to Brooksby's Walk Homerton Station 308

$3

3 alternative options

Line 425 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 425 bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to Hackney, Jack Dunning Estate 425

$3

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station 5.3 miles

$27 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station 4.1 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Forest Gate Station station and arriving at Brooksby's Walk Homerton Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station. However, there are services departing from Forest Gate and arriving at Hackney Central via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Forest Gate and Hackney Central Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 min to get from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station, including transfers.

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Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Forest Gate Station.

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Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Forest Gate station.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station is to train which takes 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 308 bus, which costs and takes 49 min.

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Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Brooksby's Walk Homerton Station.

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Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Hackney Central station.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Forest Gate, Greater London, England and Hackney Central Station, England?

You can take a train from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station via Stratford (London) in around 15 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Forest Gate to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate Station to Brooksby's Walk Homerton Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to Hackney, Jack Dunning Estate
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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