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The fastest form of transportation from Gatwick to Heathrow is undoubtedly a helicopter transfer. HEATHROW TO GATWICK (or reverse) UP TO 4 PASSENGERS | Flight Time: 00:25 (hh:mm) | Eurocopter EC120 £1,650 + VAT Helicopter Transfers London Alternative providers are Battersea Helicopters, Charter-A Ltd and Excel. Transit time should be ...


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Since someone has already answered "what is the best", I will answer "what is the fastest". The answer used to be the Airlink helicopter transfer [15 minutes, £12 each way]. [Edit: apparently the answer is still the helicopter, but now the price is bigger.] The fastest right now (without chartering a helicopter) is probably the Virgin Limobike. You won't be ...


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You will clear immigration at London. Your bag will be checked through to Manchester. You will not collect or recheck your bag in London. Where customs is "cleared" is a nuanced question. In principle your hand luggage gets "cleared" at Heathrow and your hold luggage at Manchester... but if you have anything to declare it is wise to seek advice about it ...


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Your best option would normally be the National Express bus that runs directly between Gatwick and Heathrow (Terminals 2/3, from where you can connect to the other terminals if needed). At that time of day it runs every 10-20 minutes, and takes a little over an hour. Your baggage will not be transferred - you'll need to collect it at Gatwick, take it on the ...


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No. Your luggage will not be transferred as you are connecting on the ground between two different airports. If you are travelling on a single ticket, you will still be protected and able to rebook in case of any inbound delays. British Airways - by far the largest carrier serving both airports - for example has the following to say: You must collect ...


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Just to answer a few of your other questions: Should We tell the flight attendants when checking in the luggage about the connection ? No need as they will have all the information required once they enter your reservation number. You can ask them to put a priority handling tag on your checked in luggage (this is usually affixed to business/first ...


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I'm only a little nervous about your connection. It is technically doable, and you can certainly get from arrival gate to departure gate with plenty of time, if queues at security aren't too long. But, BA094 is very often late into Heathrow due to being late leaving Montreal, which can reduce your actual connection time to 45 minutes or less. You have a ...


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It's certainly not the case that you weren't told the gate number because of your nationality. After all, there will have been many different nationalities on the plane so they could hardly tell some people the gate number but not the others. The simple reason is that you weren't told the gate number because you don't need to know it. You didn't notice ...


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If you watch out the window before the plane comes to stop you may see the stand number, for the pilots' convenience, which usually has some correspondence to the gate number. For instance stand 512 at Heathrow is served by gate number A12 in Terminal 5. But if you parked at a stand with no air bridge and were bussed to the terminal, at most airports you ...



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