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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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Am I able to obtain a LHR travel visa at Heathrow airport?

I have a Philippine passport but currently residing in the United States as a greencard holder. I am travelling to Norway with a Shengen visa but I have a 23 hour layover in London Heathrow. And I ...
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Long layover in London with change in airport

I have a flight from Mumbai to Toronto with British Airways with a 18 hr layover in London where I also have to change airports. My itinerary looks like this (all times are local): BOM-LHR dep on ...
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Regarding transit visa of London, England [duplicate]

I want to enquire regarding requirement of transit visa of London, England. I have flight on 24-Aug-2019 from New Delhi (DEL) to Toronto (YYZ) via London Heathrow (LHR) and Dublin (DUB). I'm going to ...
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Where to find every-day healthy food near Heathrow Airport?

My friend is long-term traveling to Hounslow, UK, and will be working in Heathrow Airport. However, he got sick recently, and has lost a lot of weight. He is still recovering. He was told that there ...
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Transit visa for LHR for travel from Amsterdam to India [duplicate]

Me and my husband both are travelling from Amsterdam to India through London Heathrow Airport. We are holding an RP card and a Schengen visa. Do we need a transit visa to take a connecting flight in ...
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UK transit visa needed when having EEA family permit but travelling without spouse?

My wife (Iranian) and I (German) will travel from our home in the US to Germany and then to the UK for a vacation. She got issued an EEA family permit to accompany me to the UK. As I will go to ...
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What are the operating hours of the Heathrow free train shuttle between terminals 4 and 2?

Does anyone know if the free shuttle train runs 24 hours, if not what time does it start?
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Electronic passport gates for US citizens at Heathrow

Can US citizens use the electronic passport gates at Heathrow airport without having to enroll beforehand in any special programs?
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I want to know if I need a transit visa for the UK? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Lebanon to Toulouse (France) through London, and have a 3 hour layover in Heathrow airport. I have a USA Visa B1/B2, do I need a transit visa for London?
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Geneva to Bombay via London Heathrow. Should I get any transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm India passport holder with a residence permit in Switzerland. I'm traveling to Bombay from Geneva via London Heathrow with a layover of 3hrs. My travel website says transit visa required and it's ...
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Transit through London Heathrow Airport [duplicate]

Enquiring about transit through London Heathrow Airport from Dublin, Ireland to Johannesburg, South Africa - we are South African passport holders with Irish Residency (valid GNIB cards) and will not ...
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Transit in Heathrow [duplicate]

I am from Saudi Arabia travelling to the USA with a valid visa. Can I stay overnight in London? Do I have to take my checked luggage or can it be left at the airport for the next days flight?
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Transit Visa-Indian National [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to USA via UK. Landing at Heathrow Airport and connecting flight is from Gatwick Airport. Transit time less than 10 Hours. I am Indian National and Indian Passport. Do I need ...
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Mailing package at Heathrow during layover

I am flying Phoenix USA to Stockholm Sweden via Heathrow/LHR. I'll have ~4 hour layover (connecting flights both Finnair). My carry on will be a package I want to mail to Germany (2 vintage framed ...
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Not allowed to board in connecting flight by saying that visa document is invalid

I boarded from New Delhi to Toronto with halt at London with same airlines.. After inspecting my relevant documents,The airlines issued me Boarding pass from New Delhi to London by saying that next ...
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Do I need a visa for the United Kingdom if I fly to Heathrow via BA and from Heathrow to South Africa via virgin [duplicate]

Do I need a visa for the United Kingdom if I fly from Hamburg, Germany to Heathrow via BA and from Heathrow to South Africa via Virgin. I will not leave the airport, I'm a South African citizen which ...
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India to Paris with London stopover [duplicate]

My son, who is an Indian citizen, is travelling from India to France (Paris) by British Airways which has a stopver of 2 hours at Heathrow Airport,London. He has to change planes in the same airport. ...
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Buying duty free before a connecting flight within the uk

As a Canadian flying to Edinburgh and connecting at Heathrow, can I shop at duty free in Terminal 5 and bring onboard my connecting flight?
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Do I need DATV to meet family at the Heathrow airport during my layover for a connecting flight? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India and have 7.5 hours of layover at Heathrow airport for my connecting flight to Canada. I am arriving on terminal 4 and connecting flight departs from terminal 2. In the ...
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Do I need an airside visa (or anything else) for transit via Heathrow from South Africa to Ireland? [duplicate]

I am traveling from South Africa on Virgin Atlantic to Heathrow airport where I change plane to Aer Lingus for the final leg if my journey to Dublin, Ireland. My bags are being checked through to the ...
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Direct Airside Transit visa at London Heathrow for Indian national [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Chennai (MAA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) through London Heathrow (LHR) by British Airways. Both my flights are booked on same ticket and from same terminal at LHR. I have a schengen ...
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Do I need UK transit visa to move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 Heathrow? [duplicate]

I (Indonesian) have a possible travel itinerary from Japan to Berlin via UK Heathrow airport. From the airline website it says that I need to move from Terminal 3 (arrival from Japan) to Terminal 5 of ...
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Getting from Heathrow terminal 2 to the terminal 5 long stay car park

I'm flying out from Heathrow terminal 5, but returning to terminal 2 (different airlines for outward and return due to available times of flights). I plan to park in the long stay car park for ...
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How many times can I visit the UK? [duplicate]

I’m a u.s citizen I was in the UK for (2017-2018) school year on a tier 4 visa. I also visited during the Christmas break for three weeks, I’m planning to come back on March to look at Law schools for ...
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The fastest connection between Gatwick & Heathrow?

I arrive in Gatwick, south terminal on January 8 at 10:10am and I have exactly 3 hours to my next connection flight to Heathrow Airport terminal 3. Is this connection possible? What is the safest and ...
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trolleys at heathrow terminal 4

I'm traveling alone from terminal 4 with 3 suitcases and will arrive at terminal 4 drop off in a taxi. Are there trolleys available in the area where the taxi stops? I'm a little worried on how I'm ...
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UK National Express Bus LHR > CBG — often fully booked?

On a Monday afternoon in May 2019, I will take the National Express from LHR T3 to Cambridge. I can make a reservation, or not. Making a reservation guarantees a seat. Making a reservation for two ...
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Heathrow Express Oyster/contactless

While looking at the London rail and tube services map recently I noticed that the depiction of the Heathrow Express has changed on the latest version of that map has changed. The map still says that ...
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Can I make this international connection at Heathrow Airport?

I am travelling from Germany to the USA and I have a 1h30m layover in Heathrow. I arrive at terminal 5 and leave at terminal 3. Originally I booked the ticket with no checked luggage, but now I am ...
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What can be fastest way to reach Heathrow Terminal 5 from Cambridge University?

I am leaving Fitzwilliam College of Cambridge University on Dec. 12, 5 pm, to Heathrow T5, in order to catch a flight departing at 9 pm. What is the fastest and most reliable transportation? Taxi?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...