There are 5 ways to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tube, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $32

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Line 11 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Victoria 11
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $48

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 47.7 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 47.7 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport 47.7 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Forest Gate and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 28 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to Tube and train which takes 59 min and costs £13 - £25.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 48 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 310+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Forest Gate, Greater London, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

There is no direct connection from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford Underground Station, take the Tube to London Bridge Underground Station, take the walk to London Bridge, then take the train to Gatwick Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church, Victoria, and London Victoria in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Forest Gate to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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