There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill by train, 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, line 197 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
  2. Take the line 197 bus from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station to Forest Hill Station London Rd 197

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill 26.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill 26.8 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Hill 26.8 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill 26.8 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Forest Hill is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill. However, you can take the train to East Croydon, take the walk to Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station, then take the line 197 bus to Forest Hill Station London Rd. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Forest Hill.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station to Forest Hill Station London Rd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$55 - $75
uberACCESS
$65 - $95
uberASSIST
$65 - $95
uberX
$65 - $95
uberXL
$100 - $130
UberEXEC
$130 - $180
UberLUX
$220 - $310
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Hill
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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