There are 6 ways to get from Forest Gate to St Albans by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Forest Gate to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$17 - $23

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Line 58 bus, line 34 bus, line 84 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Forest Gate Station to Walthamstow Bus Station 58
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Barnet, Fitzjohn Avenue 34
  3. Take the line 84 bus from Barnet Church to St Albans City Railway Station 84

$9

4 alternative options

Train via West Hampstead Thameslink  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Wanstead Park to Gospel Oak
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City

$13 - $20

Line 25 bus, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to City of London, City Thameslink 25
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to St Albans 26.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to St Albans 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Forest Gate station to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from Forest Gate Station and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Walthamstow Bus Station and Barnet Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Gate to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Wanstead Park and arriving at St Albans City via Gospel Oak and West Hampstead Thameslink. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Forest Gate and St Albans is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Forest Gate to St Albans, including transfers.

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

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Forest Gate to St Albans train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Wanstead Park station.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to St Albans is to train which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 58 bus and line 34 bus and line 84 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Forest Gate to St Albans bus services, operated by Metroline Travel, arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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Forest Gate to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at St Albans City station.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Forest Gate to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Forest Gate to St Albans via Walthamstow Bus Station, Barnet, Fitzjohn Avenue, and Barnet Church in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Forest Gate to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Wanstead Park to Gospel Oak
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to City of London, City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Barnet, Fitzjohn Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Barnet Church to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to St Albans
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to St Albans is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Forest Gate to St Albans.

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