Know Before You Go
176, 185, 197, 356, P4 - stop outside the Museum and Gardens on London Road
122 - stops on Dartmouth Road
P13 - stops on Underhill Road
363 - stops on Sydenham Hill Road
By train / London Overground
The Horniman is a five to ten minute walk from Forest Hill station and is signposted from the platform 1 exit. Please be aware this walk is uphill, although there are several bus services which stop at both the station and museum (see above).
Forest Hill is on the London Overground line between Highbury and Islington and West Croydon / Crystal Palace line which offers a high frequency service.
The station is also well served by trains from Central London, Croydon and Surrey. Direct train services run from London Bridge (approx every ten minutes, journey time 13 minutes) linking with the Northern and Jubilee lines, and London Victoria linking with the Victoria, Circle and District lines, East Croydon, West Croydon, Sutton, Purley and Caterham.