London Liverpool Street to Forest Hill - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 35 mins

London Liverpool Street to Forest Hill

Leave at 20:30 and arrive at 21:07
Journey time 37 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel

  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for London Overground to Forest Hill Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON ROAD, SE23: Closed westbound due to Thames Water Works. Routes 176 and 197 towards Tottenham Court Road or Croydon are on diversion and will not serve bus stops from Sydenham School (L) through to Horniman Museum (MH)

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

London Liverpool Street to Forest Hill

Leave at 20:40 and arrive at 21:16
Journey time 36 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel

  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for London Overground to Forest Hill Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

COLDHARBOUR LANE, SW9: Due to roadworks, from 05:00 on 19 April to 22:00 on 9 May, ROUTE P4 is diverted via Effra Road, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill and Herne Hill Road to rejoin Coldharbour Lane, missing stops from Gresham Road / Brixton Police Station to Denmark Hill. ROUTE P5 is also diverted missing out Loughborough Park / Coldharbour Lane stop M only.

London Liverpool Street to Forest Hill

Leave at 20:50 and arrive at 21:22
Journey time 32 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel

  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

ST JOHNS ROAD, SW15: ROUTE 35 towards Clapham Junction is on diversion via Cedars Road and Lavender Hill until approximately 17:00 Wednesday 28 April due to emergency gas works at St Johns Road and will miss the stops from 'Forthbridge Road' to 'Clapham Junction / The Northcote'.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Change for London Overground to Forest Hill Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Buses

    Average journey time: 1 hour 09 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 45 mins

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between London Liverpool Street and Forest Hill cost from £1000 to £0


    Return journey: Forest Hill to London Liverpool Street


    Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

    Fequently asked questions

    The average journey between London Liverpool Street and Forest Hill by train is 35 mins

    There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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