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There are 4 ways to get from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24m

  1. Take the train from Forest Gate to London Liverpool Street

$3 - $5

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Line 308 bus, line 55 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 308 bus from Forest Gate Station to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 308
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout to Old Street, Bunhill Row 55 / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14m

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) 6.3 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  14m

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) 6.3 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) is to taxi which costs £14 - £18 and takes 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forest Gate station to Old Street (Station). However, there are services departing from Forest Gate Station and arriving at Old Street, Bunhill Row via Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Forest Gate and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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The distance between Forest Gate and Old Street (Station) is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) without a car is to train which takes 24m and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Forest Gate to London Liverpool Street takes 12m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Forest Gate Station.

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Forest Gate to Old Street (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 Old Street (Station) is to train which takes 24m and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 308 bus and line 55 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station).
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 24m

What companies run services between Forest Gate, Greater London, England and Old Street (Station), England?

TfL Rail operates a train from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) via Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout and Old Street, Bunhill Row in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Forest Gate to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate Station to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout to Old Street, Bunhill Row
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station)
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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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Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Old Street, Bunhill Row station.

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Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to Old Street (Station) is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14m to drive from Forest Gate to Old Street (Station).

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There are 9011+ hotels available in Old Street (Station). Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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