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Questions tagged [lhr]

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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Bluetooth Headset - Do I have anything to worry about if I don't use it during the flight?

I know that questions about Bluetooth seem to be common-place, but my question is less about usage and more just carrying them on in my carry on. Therefore I hope this question does not get marked as ...
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Do I have to recheck my luggage, pass security and get a visa for a connection flight in London?

I'm traveling from Toronto, Canada to India via Connections in London Heathrow & Kuwait in an Indian Passport. Canada to London (Terminal 2) 6.55 hr layover - Air Canada London(Terminal 4) to ...
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Do I need a transit Visa for a 5 hour stop-over from Heathrow to USA as a South African? [duplicate]

I am south african and i am going to USA (i have a 10 year visa for USA), my stop over in Heathrow is 5 hours, will I need a transit visa?
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Can I travel with BDSM items?

I've seen very little about this topic online and so have no idea if it's allowed for carry on hand-baggage. BDSM Items: Harness x2 Fluffy hand restraints Jock straps x2 Feather teaser Blind fold ...
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Traveling to US via LHR [duplicate]

I would like to travel to US via LHR. I have visas for USA and Canada. Can I get a transit visa at airport? Can I go outside the airport for 24 hours?
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Will I be able to buy food/coffee at 5 am on arrival at Heathrow Terminal 3?

I will be going on a flight that is supposed to arrive at Heathrow at 5 am. I have a car collecting me at 6 am, which should be about right, assuming the plane is on time, and immigration and baggage ...
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Can a Canadian passport holder in transit at Heathrow terminal 5 go to land side and return to air side

We are ariving at Heathrow terminal 5, for a a layover of 5 hours. The next flight leaves from Terminal 5. We would like to go land side to M&S Simply Food grab a bite and return air side. What ...
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Fastest and most affordable transit from LHR to Colchester?

(Surprise) visiting a relative that will be studying at University of Essex. What's the fastest way from LHR to the area?
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Traveling through Heathrow on separate tickets

I will be travelling from IAD (Washington DC) to VIE (Vienna) on two separate tickets, first one being on Virgin Atlantic (redeeming miles from IAD to LHR) and second one being on British Airways from ...
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Do i need a UK transit Visa to go to ireland from India [duplicate]

I am an Indian. i have short stay visa (Biometric) category c to attend conference in Ireland. my connecting flight is from Heathrow. Do i need a UK transit visa for that?
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Visa requirement for transit passenger at London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am an India passport holder, flying into London Heathrow for a 4 hours layover, change of flight from BA to Air India and onward flight to India. Do i need a transit Visa since i may need to cross ...
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Can I take the 00:05 bus back with a rail-air day return?

First Group operates buses between Reading and London Heathrow. One of their tickets is a day return. What are the times for a "day" in a day return? Can I take the 00:05 bus back from Heathrow to ...
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Do I need a transit visa (Amsterdam to Delhi via London)? [duplicate]

I am taking a flight from Amsterdam to Delhi via London Heathrow Airport. I have a British Airways flight to London and a Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Delhi. The customer care on British ...
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Crossing UK border control while transiting through London Heathrow Airport [duplicate]

I know, I need to pass through UK border control if my transit time is before mid-night next day of my arrival and do not need visa as I have a valid permit to stay and live in Canada (source: https://...
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Detained at Heathrow and denied entry when can I visit again [closed]

I was recently traveling to the UK to visit friends. I was detained at Heathrow and held and sent back to the US. The reason they gave is that I had past paystubs with me and a card that said good ...
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Transit visa for heathrow [duplicate]

I m going to Mumbai from Milan via Heathrow,with a Schengen visa C, my arrival is in T5 and connecting flight for Mumbai is T5, do I need a transit visa..
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Separate ticket connection in Heathrow - can I stay airside?

I have a flight from Zürich to Heathrow scheduled to land in Terminal 2 at 17:55, transferring to a flight to Ireland also out of Terminal 2, scheduled to depart at 21:10. I will not have any checked ...
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Does an Indian passport holder with a Netherlands Resident Card need a UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Amsterdam with a layover at London, where I have to change airports from Heathrow to Gatwick. Do I require a transit visa? I have a Dutch residence permit which is valid ...
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Online check in for connecting flight (different airlines)

I'll be flying with Air New Zealand from LAX to LHR and then from LHR to PRG with British Airways. I have both bookings available under the same Air NZ booking reference and they are all visible in my ...
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Using London Heathrow's Terminal 3 lounge as a Terminal 5 passenger

I'll have a 3-hour 40-minute layover at LHR Terminal 5. I was wondering if it’s feasible to use the Plaza Premium Lounge at Terminal 3 arrivals (landside). The one at terminal 5 has a 20£ surcharge ...
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Can I accompany my mother-in-law until getting boarding passes at Heathrow?

My mother-in-law does not speak English. She wants to travel to India from London Heathrow Airport. I know in Manchester and Birmingham Airports non-passengers can accompany the passenger to the check-...
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Transiting in London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am traveling from Doha to Faro in Portugal via Heathrow. I have a Schengen visa but no UK visa. I will need to transit from Terminal 4 ain Heathrow to Terminal 5. Will I be able to do this airside?...
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Heathrow visa waiver experience [duplicate]

I am travelling to the US via LHR on an Indian passport. I have a 10+ hour layover in LHR (land at 06:30 and take off at 17:00) with both flights from T5. I was wondering if anyone has had experience ...
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How do I go from Heathrow Terminal 3 to Sofitel in Terminal 5 during a stopover?

I will be arriving with my toddler in Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 via British Airways, and leaving the next day from Terminal 5 also on British Airways. I have booked a room at Sofitel near Terminal 5 ...
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Change terminals in Dublin airport T1 to T2

I would be boarding a flight from Mumbai to Toronto via London and Dublin (2 Layovers). At Dublin I would require changing terminals from T1 to T2. If my entire journey is booked on a single PNR and I ...
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Can I access terminal 2 arrivals from terminal 3 arrivals in Heathrow without a UK visa? [closed]

I will be arriving in London Heathrow airport from terminal 3, and after 8 hours departing from terminal 5. Can I walk to terminal 2 arrivals and use the paid lounge there without a UK visa?
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Do I need a transit visa for layover at UK London Airport? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada as I have received my Permanent Residency. On my way to Canada, my flight is landing in UK Terminal- 3 on 21st June 8.00 P.M and connecting flight to Canada is on 22nd June 8....
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Is one hour between connecting flights at Heathrow Terminal 2 enough?

I have a flight from Dublin (DUB) to Houston (IAH) via Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 2. First flight is on Aer Lingus and the second is on United Airlines; both were booked on the United Airlines site at ...
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Pre Travel Special Arrangements for Someone with Mild to Moderate Physical Disability

My partner had a hemorrhagic stroke 18 months ago and occasionally requires a wheelchair (for long distances) but is otherwise fine. Now he's going on a vacation to Southeast Asia via Qatar Airways ...
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Security at airport

I am travelling from Newcastle (UK) to India and I am assuming I will get all my boarding passes in Newcastle check-in. However, I have a layover in Heathrow and I had this doubt that if I have a ...
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Travelling with twins

My daughter, who lives in Queensland, had identical twin girls in February 2018. She would like to visit home, the UK. Would it be possible for her to travel from Brisbane to Heathrow by herself with ...
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Will I have enough time to make my connecting flight in Heathrow to Brussels?

Will I have enough time to make my connecting flight in Heathrow to Brussels? My flight from the U.S. arrives in Terminal 2 at 10:10, and my scheduled flight for Brussels leaves Terminal 2 at 11:05. ...
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Will we have enough time to make our connecting flight at Heathrow?

We will arrive at London Heathrow at 7:05 am in Terminal 5 from Brussels. Our next flight will be at 8:30 am, also in Terminal 5. We have stopover of 1 hour 25 minutes, and we must be at our departure ...
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LTN- STN -LGW - SEN Which Airport has good public transport connection to London center? [duplicate]

If you live or fly to London (center) which of the following airports you choose in respect of time and cost to the center? STN (Stansted Airport) LTN (Luton Airport) LGW (Gatwick Airport) SEN (...
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Query regarding transit through Heathrow, London [duplicate]

Do I need a UK transit visa if my layover in Heathrow is for 2 hours? I will land at Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 3. I won't leave the airport. My flight is from New Delhi to Vancouver. I have ...
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Landing and checking in again at LHR [closed]

Has anyone travelled via London, where they needed to collect luggage at London airport and re-check in? I have an onward journey ticket and have Canadian PR. I was given 2 different tickets where ...
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Can I go from Heathrow airport to Kings cross station during 5 hours Layover?

I am a big Harry Potter fan. I have 5 hours Layover at London airport. 7am to 12. Is it possible to go to Kings Cross station (Platform 9 3/4) during that time and come back? I will land at T2 at 7 am ...
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The LHR site says that a visitor may get a 24-hour visa on arrival at the discretion of the immigration officer. Is this still (January 2018) true?

My friend, an Indian national, will be kicking her heels in LHR, for a long layover. If possible, I'd like to meet up with her. This would require her to clear immigration and enter the UK. The LHR ...
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Doha connection is 25 minutes: timing changed after we purchased tickets

We are flying from Heathrow to Krabi via Doha on Sunday. We recenty noticed that, after buying the tickets, the connection time in Doha changed and now we only get 25 minutes for our connection. We've ...
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London Heathrow: airside transit Terminal 4 to Terminal 3

Do you have to pass through immigration when arriving at Terminal 4 and departing from Terminal 3 on TWOV? The layover is just over 3 hours. Is this sufficient time to make a connection? Flight is ...
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Assistance with luggage at London Heathrow

I would like to know if a porter can take my suitcases from terminal 2 to terminal 3 at London Heathrow, to take them to left luggage until I fly out the next day, as I’d prefer not to take them to my ...
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Landing interview at Heathrow for allowing land-side transit to Indian nationals with valid US visa

I'm an Indian national and hold a valid US F1 visa. I'll be travelling from the US to India via Heathrow and have a 23-hour layover at Heathrow airport (arrival at LHR 9:45 AM and departure 8:45 AM ...
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Long layover in Heathrow - with checked baggage

I am a US Citizen and have a 10-hour layover in Heathrow - with checked baggage. I want to go into the city, leaving checked luggage. What obstacles might I encounter?
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meeting at Heathrow

A friend and I will be flying separately from the USA into Heathrow. I am arriving in T5 and she arrives in T2. I arrive about an hour earlier than she does. We will then be taking the underground ...
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Going from London Heathrow/LHR T5 (arrivals) to T2 (arrivals)

I am travelling from USA to London this December (2017). My British Airways flight will land at London/LHR T5. I wish to access the premium plaza lounge in T2 arrivals. I have used this lounge ...
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Transit between LHR and LGW without visa? (Shifting airports inside UK with Irish Biometric visa)

I am travelling from India(BOM/MAA) to Dublin. I do not have direct flight to DUB as an option, the flight stops at AUH/DXB/LHR and from there to DUB. Apparently, there is a 300£ difference in the ...
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Checking baggage at Heathrow on BA

I have a connecting flight from Heathrow but I arrive on a non-affiliated flight 10 hours earlier. I know I can check-in for my BA flight well before it actually departs but when I can drop off my ...
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Do I need a transit visa for 16.5-hour transit in LHR? [duplicate]

In order to book a flight which has a connection time nearly for 16 hours in LHR, do I need have a transit visa? I have gone through the https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa, to check whether I need a ...
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What accent are the English announcements at Heathrow Airport?

The automated English announcements that are broadcast at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 have a very interesting, presumably European, accent. I can't quite place it. Is it a geographic accent? Or ...
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Traveling to London on an 8-hour layover [duplicate]

I am a US citizen. I have an 8-hour layover in London. Do I need a visa to enter London?