There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate by subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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

Tube  •  37 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 341 bus, train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 341 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Harringay, Endymion Road 341
  2. Take the train from Harringay Green Lanes to Wanstead Park

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 26 bus, train  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station 26
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate 8 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate 8 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Forest Gate is 7 miles. The road distance is 8 miles.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Forest Gate, Greater London, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Harringay Green Lanes to Wanstead Park
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $5
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Harringay, Endymion Road
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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