There are 4 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  •  38 min

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

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus, train  •  37 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 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

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

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate 8 miles

$1 - $3

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 $4 - $6 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Forest Gate is 11 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 38 min to get from Waterloo Station to Forest Gate, including transfers.