There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station 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 - $18

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station 26.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Hill Station 26.9 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station 26.9 miles

$95 - $130

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station. 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 Station.

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 Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$95 - $130
uberACCESS
$100 - $140
uberASSIST
$100 - $140
uberX
$100 - $140
UberEXEC
$140 - $190
uberXL
$140 - $200
UberLUX
$220 - $310
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Forest Hill Station
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Forest Hill Station is 32 km. The road distance is 43 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £95 - £120.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Forest Hill Station?

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