There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate

$20 - $31

Cheapest option

Train, line 25 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
  2. Take the line 25 bus from City of London, City Thameslink to Forest Gate, Woodgrange Road 25

$17 - $22

5 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  57 min

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

$19 - $31

Train, line 344 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station 344

$20 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate 49.5 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate 49.5 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Gate 49.5 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate is to train which costs £15 - £24 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Forest Gate is 28 miles. The road distance is 49.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £15 - £24.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate via London Bridge, London Bridge Station, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 54 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, City Thameslink to Forest Gate, Woodgrange Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Gate
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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