Forest Gate to Balham - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Forest Gate

• Take the Transfer to Woodgrange Road
• Change at Woodgrange Road
• Take the N25 bus to Stratford Bus Station
• Change at Stratford Bus Station
• Take the N8 bus to Wormwood Street
• Change at Wormwood Street
• Take the 344 bus to Vauxhall Bus Station
• Change at Vauxhall Bus Station
• Take the 88 bus to Clapham Common Station
• Change at Clapham Common Station
• Take the N155 bus to Balham Station
• Change at Balham Station
• Take the Walk to Balham Rail Station
• Change at Balham Rail Station

Arrive at: Balham

Journey time between Forest Gate and Balham averages at 106 minutes


Travel Disruptions

Changes to Routes 25 and N25 from Saturday 23 May: New timetables with no change to stops served or how often buses run. The routes will now be operated by Stagecoach East London.



Stations passed through from Forest Gate

  • Woodgrange Road

Local disruptions

FOREST GATE STATION: The ticket office has reduced opening hours to protect customers and staff. Weekdays 06:10-10:10 & 15:00-19:00. Saturday 08:00-16:00. Sunday 09:30-15:40


Ticket price information

Unlimited bus and tram journeys within one hour.


Return journey: Balham 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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