Forest Gate to Covent Garden - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Forest Gate

• Take the TfL Rail to Stratford Station
• Change at Stratford (London) Rail Station
• Take the Central line to Holborn
• Change at Holborn Underground Station
• Take the Walk to Covent Garden, Covent Garden Station
• Change at Covent Garden, Covent Garden Station

Arrive at: Covent Garden

Journey time between Forest Gate and Covent Garden averages at 39 minutes


Stations passed through from Forest Gate

  • Maryland Rail Station
  • Stratford (London) Rail Station

Local disruptions

COVENT GARDEN STATION: Station closed to help key stations remain open and allow essential journeys only

Covent Garden: Closed - Station closed due to operational restrictions.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Covent Garden to Forest Gate


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

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