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

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Train, Tube  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Forest Gate to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station Central

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 167 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 167 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road 167

$7 - $8

Line 58 bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Forest Gate Station to Walthamstow Bus Station 58
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, Forest Road 20

$7

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Loughton 9.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Loughton 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Forest Gate station to Loughton. However, there are services departing from Forest Gate Station and arriving at Loughton, Forest Road via Walthamstow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Forest Gate and Loughton is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Loughton without a car is to train and Tube which takes 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from Forest Gate to Loughton, including transfers.

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

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Forest Gate to Loughton bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at Loughton, Forest Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to Loughton is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Forest Gate to Loughton.

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There are 7064+ hotels available in Loughton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to Loughton.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Stagecoach London operates a bus from Forest Gate to Loughton every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 40 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 Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate Station to Walthamstow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, Forest Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Loughton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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