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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express

$28 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 308 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield National Express
  2. Take the line 308 bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Forest Gate Station 308

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford A21

$13 - $15

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate 29.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Forest Gate 29.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate is to taxi which costs £110 - £130 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Forest Gate Station via Stratford City Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Forest Gate via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Forest Gate is 26 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £21 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate is to train which takes 1 h and costs £21 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 308 bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate.
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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Stansted Express operates a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate via Stratford City Bus Station in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Forest Gate Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Forest Gate
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Forest Gate Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Forest Gate.

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