London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), located in Hillingdon, in West London. Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and in Europe, and one of the busiest in the world.

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Heathrow: do I need to go through immigration in the terminal I arrived at?

Yesterday I arrived at Heathrow terminal 4 and waited 2:30 in line for immigration. I noticed that there was corridor which said "transfer to terminals 2/3" (I'm guessing for flight transfers). While ...
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Places to see in London for a single day trip on shoestring budget [closed]

I am an Indian student flying to the US. I have a 20 hours layover at London Heathrow airport. I will land at around 3:30 PM and my connecting flight to the US will be at 11:00 AM the following day. I ...
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Do I prebook a taxi from Heathrow to London King's Cross?

Is it cheaper to prebook a taxi from Heathrow to get to King's Cross station, or better to find a taxi waiting at the airport? We're flying in from New Zealand.
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What options are there for “disabled” assistance at Heathrow airport? (or: which London airport is best for this?)

I want to bring my elderly parents to visit me here in Sweden next year. My father has had a stroke and walks with a walking stick, and my mother has back issues. Neither of them are in a wheelchair, ...
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Can we switch terminals at Heathrow (LHR) for shopping only?

We will be flying into and out of Terminal 5 at Heathrow. Now, my wife has taken fancy to a certain duty-free store located at Terminal 3. Assuming we factor in enough time before boarding our ...
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do i need a uk transit visa when i am not changing terminals? [duplicate]

I will a have a long layover of 13 hours in London Heathrow airport my ticket shows that I am arriving at terminal 2 from Cairo airport and departing from terminal 2 as well to Vancouver airport. if i ...
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Transit in Heathrow with an Italian student visa [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling from India to Italy on a student visa via the UK. My flight stops at Heathrow for 2.5 hours. Will I be required to have a transit visa?
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Seattle to Heathrow to Edinburgh booked as separate flights

We are flying from Seattle to Heathrow on Delta and arrive at 3:05 pm (terminal 3). We have a separate ticket booked on British Airways to Edinburgh that departs at 5:25 pm (terminal 5). Will it be ...
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Staying in in London Heathrow Airport overnight?

FIRST TIME TRAVELER Traveling from Phoenix AZ > London > Barcelona Spain. In London there is a 17.5 over night layover. I am planning on using this time to explore the city. Can you stay in the ...
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Uk Transit visa USA-Germany [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and currently studying in Germany. I have a D type visa for Germany. Next month I am going to America for 15 days on a tour visa. On my return flight I have a stay of 22 hours in ...
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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Do I clear immigration and customs in heathrow T3 for stop over on seperate ticket

I am travelling from Prague > London > Dubai > Sydney. The Prague to London is with BA and London to Dubai is with emirates. They are booked on separate tickets so I don't think my bags will be ...
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British Airways Inaugural Flights

I can see when British Airways will inaugurate a new line of flying on this page. But what about the inauguration of a new aircraft? I would expect these to be out of Heathrow owing to the huge pilot ...
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Transfer time at LHR (T3->T2 to SNN)

Arriving (T3) on an AA ORD flight and have 2 hours to transfer to an Aer Lingus flt to SNN (T2). Will that be enough time to make it?
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Are 90 minutes layover in Munich Airport and 120 minutes in Heathrow airport enough? [closed]

I will be traveling from Delhi to San Francisco via route DEL - MUC - LHR - SFO. There are connecting Lufthansa flights from DEL to SFO. Layover time at MUC is 90 minutes and at LHR is 120 minutes. ...
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How to get from Heathrow Airport to King's Cross, London?

My wife and I will be arriving in London via Heathrow Airport (LHR) and are staying at a hotel near King's Cross station. So, we were wondering what the best (which means fastest but also easiest when ...
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Transit visa for UK if on Dutch residency permit [duplicate]

I am a South African living in the Netherlands on a residence permit. My husband is Dutch, and we are going on holiday to South Africa. I have a flight booked back from South Africa to Amsterdam, via ...
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Do I need to pass UK Border Control if I'm changing from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 at Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national. I'm travelling from Germany to India and I have a 9 hour stop at Heathrow Airport. I have to change terminals, does this mean I have to go through UK's Border Control?
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Luggage damage - It's been 3 months and I haven't heard anything! [closed]

My suitcase and most of it's contents were broken and battered in a recent flight, I filed this with the airline (Air China for those wondering..) but have yet to receive any official response. I've ...
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Transit Visa in London [duplicate]

I will be travelling from The Netherlands to India soon and have a flight change in London. However I also need to change airports (From London City Airport to Heathrow Airport). I hold an Indian ...
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2 hours layover in Heathrow

I am planning to book a British Airways flight from Bangalore to San Jose via London Heathrow on 12th August. The official website shows a 2 hours 20 mins layover in Heathrow. Both the flights are ...
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Russia to Dublin, Transiting Heathrow

I have Russian visitors arriving and transiting at London Heathrow with connecting tickets to Dublin, Ireland. Time between flights is 2 hours. Baggage is checked from point of departure through to ...
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UK Ancestry visa [duplicate]

I have a UK ancestry visa which expires 20 Jan 2017. I would like to fly to South Africa Dec 2016 and come back 15 January 2017. Will I be allowed back in? I intend applying for a new ancestry visa ...
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

I have a first class British Airways ticket from TLV to LHR, which gives me access to the lounges. However my connection from LHR to Newcastle is for the next day, so my question is will I still get ...
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Best and fastest transportation from Gatwick to Heathrow airport

I arrive into Gatwick from Nice at 12:30 pm on 9 May, 2016 and depart from Heathrow at 15:15 for Shannon. What is the most efficient transportation between the two London airports? Will the airline ...
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Will luggage be transferred from Heathrow to Gatwick when Shannon is final destination? [closed]

I'm flying into Gatwick and my connection to Shannon is through Heathrow. Will my luggage be transferred by the airlines as SNN is my final destination? Please advise. Thank you.
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Mumbai -> London -> Manchester : Reclaim checked bags at London? [duplicate]

I will be travelling via British Airways from Mumbai, India to Manchester, UK soon with a layover at the Heathrow airport in London. I am travelling on a short visitors visa to meet family there. I ...
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Is one hour between connecting flights at Heathrow Terminal 5 enough?

GF and I have a flight from Montreal (YUL) to Rome (FCO) via Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 5. Both flights are on British Airways and were booked on the BA sites at the same time. Arriving at LHR at ...
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Do I need a transit visa traveling via Heathrow to San Francisco? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of Pakistan and on my way to San Francisco I have 20 hour stay at Heathrow airport. Do I need a transit visa if I would want to stay at a hotel overnight in London heathrow? I have a ...
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Do internationally arriving passengers see their gate?

I was on a flight from MSP to London (DL12) on the first of January 2015. When I got there, I didn't see any mention of the gate the plane parked at from inside the terminal. Is it because, as a U.S. ...
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British Airways to Qatar airways : baggage transfer with separate tickets

I will be flying from Aberdeen (Scotland) to London Heathrow on one ticket with British Airways. I have a second separate ticket for a flight with Qatar airways from London Heathrow to Doha and with ...
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Checking luggage Dublin-LHR-Doha-Kilimanjaro [duplicate]

I am flying BA from Dublin to LHR then Qatar Airlines from LHR to Doha and Kilimanjaro. Will I be able to check my luggage through from Dublin to Kilimanjaro?
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Do I have to go through customs, recheck my bag, etc. during my Heathrow layover?

I am flying from New York to Nairobi, Kenya, with a layover at Heathrow. Both flights are on the same itinerary with British Airways (i.e. it was booked as a flight from New York to Nairobi). They ...
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Indonesian citizen traveling LAX-YYZ-LHR-CAI; do I need transit visas? [duplicate]

I am an Indonesian citizen flying from Los Angeles (LAX), transiting in Canada at Toronto (YYZ), then transiting again in the U.K. at London (LHR), and going to Cairo (CAI), Egypt as my final ...
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Booking a “cab” from Heathrow over Easter

I want to pre book cab for Easter from London Heathrow Airport? Is there any cab service available on Easter?
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Getting from Heathrow to Balham with heavy luggage (mid morning sunday 14 December)

I have a problem as to how I am going to get from Heathrow (T2) to Balham/Tooting Bec on a budget. (Sunday 10 am) My main problem is my luggage as I was once stuck with a huge suitcase and there was ...
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Accessible travel by Tube from Heathrow to Kings Cross

I understand the Tube is the best way to get from Heathrow to Kings Cross. Does this journey have escalators and lifts all the way? I am unable to carry my cases.
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Taxis from Heathrow with a lot of luggage

I will be arriving in Heathrow around noon with a lot of luggage (around 4 big pieces). Will I find room in taxis to take this to downtown London or should I book something in advance ?
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Transit visa requirements for Multi-Leg flights through Heathrow

I am planning on a holiday trip in EU before heading home for my vacation in India. I am an Indian Citizen and am currently on F1 visa. I am using my tax money to travel to Germany to meet my friend ...
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Will I need a visa to transit through London? [duplicate]

I am heading from Mumbai, India to London Heathrow, UK on Jet Airways and then onwards to Washington D.C., USA on United Airlines. My flight from India will be arriving in Terminal 4 and the next ...
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Is there a bookstore at Heathrow with a good selection of LP or Moon guides?

Okay, this is quite specific: does London Heathrow airport have any bookstore with a good selection of Moon or Lonely Planet guides (preferably both)? If so, which terminal and what is the store ...
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Transit Visa Requirements for Heathrow [duplicate]

I am flying on BA from South Africa to Washington. We arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 at 05:25 and depart for Washington from Terminal 5 at 11:15. Do I need a transit visa On our return we depart LA ...
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Arriving in terminal 2 going to 5 heathrow

If I follow flight connections can I get to the terminal 2 shops before transferring by shuttle bus to terminal 5
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Flying into and out of Heathrow terminal 2; can I go to terminal 4 for coffee with a friend? [duplicate]

On Monday, I fly from Manchester into Heathrow terminal 5 and out of terminal 4 to Shanghai; a friend of mine is at Heathrow at the same time, leaving from terminal 2 to Ethiopia. Can we meet for ...
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What is the latest public transport I can take in the evening from London Heathrow to Bournemouth?

I will be arriving London late in the evening (Heathrow). What's the time of the last bus/train to Bournemouth?
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As a UAE citizen, do I need a UK visa to transfer flights at London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm a resident of UAE and my partner wants me to fly as staff travel from Abu dhabi to be with him from Heathrow London then connecting flight together going to Hong kong?Do I need to have a Visa even ...
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Is a 3h 30m layover between LHR and LTN enough?

I am flying from New York, making a three and a half hour stopover in London. I'm landing in Heathrow while taking off from Luton. Is three and a half hours enough for this transfer?
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Determine gate for departing Heathrow flight

Flights out of London Heathrow do not contain departure gate information until about 45 minutes before the flight is ready to depart (presumably so you spend more money at the duty-free). Are there ...
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Getting off Aer Lingus, and have to check in for MAS at Heathrow

I am arriving London from Dublin with Aer Lingus and have bought a separate flight to Kuala Lumpur with MAS. Since they are not connecting flights and there is no way they can transfer my luggages to ...
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Is it possible to buy a combined train ticket to Heathrow that takes the railair?

I would like to buy a train ticket from Swindon to Heathrow, changing at Reading to take the railair bus. However the online train ticket services, such as GWR do not offer me these tickets ...