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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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Does the Railcard discount apply when going to / from Heathrow on the Elizabeth line?

I have a National Railcard which gives me a 33% discount on the Tube, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line in off-peak hours. Does this discount apply when taking the Elizabeth line from Heathrow in ...
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SFO-LHR-DUB - pass through customs at LHR?

I'm flying to Dublin in a few weeks, not on a single ticket; I'm flying United SFO-LHR, and then three-ish hours later will be catching a flight LHR-DUB on BA. No checked baggage. When I arrive at ...
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Guidance on switching airlines and terminals at Heathrow airport

In a few months I'm going to fly from Manchester to London Heathrow with British Airways, then getting on a plane to Melbourne with Air China. I have bought the tickets separately (a return ticket ...
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Which terminal will KM Malta Airlines use at Heathrow?

Air Malta currently uses Terminal 4. Will KM Malta Airlines do the same?
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Very long layover at London Heathrow T3

I have a very long (17 hours) layover at London Heathrow. I'll be arriving at terminal 3 and my connecting flight to LAX is also from terminal 3. I arrive 20:00 hrs and depart 12:00 hrs (12 PM) the ...
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Where is the best place to pick up/drop off at Heathrow without paying?

Heathrow has started charging £5 for using the drop off zone and the short stay has a minimum charge of £7.50. Given that the traveller is fit and active, and both have mobile telephones (mounted in ...
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T5 Heathrow International Connections

If the long-haul British Airways international arrival gate is in Heathrow Terminal 5C (T5C), and the long-haul departure is from Terminal 5B (T5B), is there a way to avoid going through huge crowds ...
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Has any Indian national travelled to Stockholm via London Heathrow from Colombo [duplicate]

My travel itinerary is India to Colombo, Colombo to London Heathrow (Srilankan Airlines Terminal3) and Heathrow to Stockholm(British Airways Terminal 5). I will be staying in airport for a total of 4 ...
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Where are the best places to take business calls outside of BA lounges in London Heathrow Terminal 5?

I'll be flying via London Heathrow Terminal 5 soon. While at the airport I have some business calls planned so will be looking for a place that is quiet enough for a call and has good WiFi (at a ...
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Terminal 3 Heathrow - Bad facilities can I go into Terminal 2 first?

We are flying to America with Virgin (LHR T3) and wanted to have a big breakfast but the options are not great in Terminal 3. Is there any way we can check the bags in at T3, walk over to T2, go ...
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Meet a friend at Heathrow airport

I am travelling from Rio de Janeiro to Madrid, with a three-hour layover at Heathrow Airport. I would like to meet up with one of my close friends during the layover, but we will not be leaving the ...
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Post office for parcels at Heathrow Terminal 5

I am arriving on a flight into London Heathrow Terminal 5, and leaving a few hours later on a flight from the same terminal. My luggage will not be checked through (different tickets). I want to post ...
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Do you have to go through border control at Heathrow if you have an overnight layover at the same terminal?

If someone lands at LHR from Canada at 9pm, and have a departing flight in the morning, can they stay airside and avoid going through border control. Does this change if the flights are on one ticket ...
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Do I need a transit tansit visa for UK to change terminals at LHR? [duplicate]

I am Chinese, living in France, holding a French 10-year residence permit. I traveled from France to China on a British Airways flight. I'm in transit at Heathrow. I will arrive at Terminal 5 at 20H45 ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a trip with connections in both London and Dublin?

I'm travelling from Delhi, India to Toronto, Canada via LHR and DUB. It's a 3 legged journey with stops at London Heathrow and Dublin. I have valid visitor visa for Canada. I understand that I'll need ...
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Transit query Delhi-London-Dublin-Toronto

I have ticket booking and have a query if layover at 2 airports. I will be highly obliged if u can respond to my query or share contact who can solve my query. My itinerary is - Passport and ...
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Transit UK visa required or not

I have a Canadian Tourist Visa and planning to leave from Mumbai to Vancouver on British Airways Flight in August 2023. There is a halt of 10 hours at Heathrow I will be landing at Terminal 3 and ...
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Skip Heathrow flight after passing security

A friend of mine is transiting through Heathrow Terminal 5 and they don't have a UK visa. In order to meet my friend, I am planning to book a cheap flight out of Terminal 5 around the same time my ...
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Does a Salvadoran national need a transit visa to go through LHR airside on way to USA?

I am traveling VIE-LHR-LAX and back later this year and want to clarify some things. I am a Salvadoran national (SLV) living in Austria with a valid residence permit. If I input this into the UK Home ...
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International connecting flight LAX - Terminal B

I am taking a flight from LHR to LAX (American Airlines) arriving 8th February 2023 at 19:05 at Terminal B. I will then be taking a connecting flight to Melbourne at 21:05 (American Airlines)- also ...
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Do I need to apply for the UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I am traveling to India from United States and transiting through Heathrow Airport, London. My H-1B got approved this year but passport is not stamped yet. As of now, passport includes a visa stamp ...
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BA910 cancelled - was it extraordinary circumstances?

I was scheduled to fly on BA910 today (12/12/2022) and it was cancelled. No reason was provided for why and I was informed of the cancellation this morning. I was rebooked onto a flight leaving ...
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Can i meet a friend at LHR while i am in a Transit

I have a friend who is in London, and I am traveling from Canada to India, and I have a layover of 14 hrs in LHR. so can he come inside the airport and we could go for a coffee. I have a valid ...
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Long same-day layover at Heathrow T5

I am a US citizen and will be traveling in January to Israel. On my return, I might have a seven-and-a-half-hour layover at Heathrow T5. Would that be enough time to pass through His Majesty's Border ...
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London Airport strikes from November 18 to November 21 2022

Would you be able to advise which flights are likely to be affected by the strike at London Airport. Does it affect only LHR Airport or does it affect LGW Airport as well? I have a ticket to travel ...
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Does Elizabeth Line run on weekend?

This Saturday I will need to get from central London to Heathrow Airport with minimal luggage (a backpack and a very small, carry-on size, wheeled case). On the surface of it, Elizabeth Line is ...
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Fulfilling Chinese COVID testing requirements while transiting at Heathrow, London

The current COVID-19 test requirements for traveling to China consists of two PCR tests within 24 and 48 hours before departure respectively. In principle the rules can be different depending on the ...
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Elizabeth line UK - where are ticket fares shown?

If I travel from North Acton to Heathrow Airport, I have the option of using the Elizabeth Line from Ealing Broadway to the airport. I can also use the District and Piccadilly lines to complete the ...
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Overstayed in UK on student visa

I overstayed in UK on student visa for 2 years. Left UK voluntarily 2014, not being checked at airport while leaving UK, so not being marked as overstayer at that time. I am flying to USA now with ...
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Do I need a transit visa when changing airlines and checking in luggage at Heathrow T2 and T3? [duplicate]

I'm travelling on a South African passport from Orlando USA to London Heathrow and landing at Terminal 3. After 8 hrs. I do need to collect my luggage and check in my bags before boarding my next ...
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Are security wait times at London Heathrow airport published live on a website?

Is there any link that gives the current wait times for Heathrow security at departure? Specifically I was interested in knowing about Terminal 2 departures. I know Frankfurt and some other airports ...
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UK train strike: London Heathrow to Cambridge travel

So looks like all of UK rail is on strike tomorrow 27th July Wed. According to the National rail website partial service is available on some routes. It shows London to Cambridge as one such. But i am ...
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Manchester-London-Tel Aviv. Chance of cancellation of first leg? Safe to check bags through?

We plan to fly with British Airways from Manchester to London and on to Tel Aviv on 11 Aug 22. The following issues worry us. Is it likely that the Man - LHR flight be cancelled because of congestion ...
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Parcel delivery to LHR

Itinerary: ARN-LHR-CMB Is it possible to have a parcel delivered to LHR? Into the transit zone? I know security reasons are an issue, but they could just send it through an x-ray. Otherwise, I could ...
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Is there a way to not be forced to go through the duty free area at Heathrow Terminal 3 for accessibility reasons?

When taking a flight from London Heathrow Terminal 3, all passengers are required to walk straight through the middle of the duty free shopping area in order to get to their gates. This is unlike at ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a connecting flight transfer in Heathrow? [duplicate]

I (Ukrainian) am traveling to the USA via Heathrow in London, UK (LHR). I was a little confused from reading the UK govt website, I'm not sure if my transfer is "airside" or not. More ...
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Heathrow Airport Re-checking luggage that is not a connecting flight

I am flying to Heathrow on a Delta domestic flight from Atlanta. Within 3 hours, I will board a different airline (British Airways) on a new ticket for Greece. I know that I will have to pick up my ...
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Heathrow T5 to King's cross via Paddington vs. Piccadilly [duplicate]

I know that this has been asked before, but the answers are quite old. Next Tuesday I arrive at Heathrow airport terminal 5 around 12:30 noon. I have purchased a "peak off return" ticket to ...
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Is 3 hours enough for a connection Swiss to Air Canada at London-Heathrow?

Are 3 hours enough time to change planes at London-Heathrow? Will I have to go through security again? My first leg is Zurich to London-Heathrow (with Swiss) and my second leg is London-Heathrow to ...
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Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 [duplicate]

do I need a transit UK visa to move from terminal 3 to terminal 5? I am a Sudanese traveling to the USA from Bahrain via British airways, my flight stat that I will switch terminals in Heathrow ...
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Connecting flight in London LHR to USA

In my travel from Italy to US I have a 2 hours layover in London Heathrow. I've not travelled since brexit, so I'm wondering: do I have to re-checkin the baggages or do any time-consuming task or I ...
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Transport to London Heathrow for checkin at 4:30

I have a 6:30 flight from LHR (checkin at terminal 3) to Amsterdam, and thinking of staying in a hotel nearby to try soften the pain. The hotel I've identified is 1.2 miles from the terminal. What is ...
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Do we need a transit visa for a two-hour layover at London Heathrow airport? [duplicate]

While travelling from India to USA via London Heathrow Airport with British Airways, is there a need to procure transit visa for the UK? I read https://www.gov.uk/transit-visa. There is nothing in ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa when flying from Pakistan to Canada with Air Canada codeshared with Etihad Airways? [duplicate]

I'm flying from Pakistan to Canada, I do have a stopover in UK of 4 hours. My flights lands on terminal 3 and my next flight is from terminal 2. I have booked directly with Air Canada and flight has ...
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do the COVID-19 testing providers at Heathrow satisfy the 2 day testing requirement?

https://www.heathrow.com/at-the-airport/fly-safe/covid-19-test mentions companies that do COVID-19 testing at Heathrow but I'm not seeing those providers at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-...
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Landside transit London Heathrow - am I allowed to stay overnight at an airport hotel (COVID regulations)?

I will soon be transiting via London Heathrow with a 16 hour overnight layover. Since airside may be closed overnight (and my suitcase will not be checked through from my first flight), this will ...
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Post office at Heathrow open?

Does anyone know the current status of post at Heathrow? I am arriving at Heathrow on Dec Saturday 18th 2021. I would like to mail a package out by next day mail. I am finding conflicting information ...
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Travelling to Dublin Via Heathrow and changing Terminals in heathrow from T2 TO T3 [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Dubai to Dublin but i have 3 hours transit in Heathrow in which i will have to change flights from T2 TO T3 . I have Egyptian passport and obviously valid Visa to Ireland . the ...
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Re-check/check bags T5 to T3 on a separate itinerary

I am traveling from Austin, Texas to London Heathrow direct on British Airways, however, I have a connecting flight on a different itinerary also on BA to Vienna from Heathrow much later in the day. I ...
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Transit through Heathrow on separate tickets?

I will be transiting through Heathrow coming from Frankfurt, connecting to Dubai soon. Those flights are on seperate tickets with hours of connecting times inbetween. I will only be carrying hand ...
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