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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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Checking in bags early

We’re traveling British Airways from Heathrow to Singapore. How early can I check bags in? Is there a bag drop?
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Will British Airways check baggage through, despite an overnight layover at Heathrow?

I am considering flights on British Airways from one place to another in Europe, via London Heathrow (LHR). One itinerary has a 11-hour connection, from 21:00h the night before to 08:00h the next ...
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How to get from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Terminal 4 early in the morning?

I have a flight at 6:20 am from Heathrow Terminal 4. I usually take the 285 into Heathrow, then either walk or get the free transfer train to my terminal. Terminal 4 requires a free transfer train, ...
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Are there any shower facilities at Heathrow Airport?

I have a very early flight in Heathrow airport Terminal 4 and was wondering if there are any shower facilities at Heathrow airport and how much they will cost?
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Flying with a poster tube; AirChina?

I am flying to Beijing from London Heathrow on an AirChina flight. They specify only one piece of hand luggage is allowed. I've read that most airlines really don't care if you have a poster tube as ...
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Can I take the 105 bus into Heathrow Central Bus Station?

I'm staying at the Premier Inn on Bath Road the night before my flight out of Heathrow T3. I don't really want to have to fork over £5 per person for the Hotel Hopper bus since I have a travelcard ...
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transit through Heathrow - will I be questioned? [closed]

i will be landing at Heathrow airport on my journey from India to USA, will I be asked few questions by immigration or do they have time to dig into my ancient immigration history when I was a ...
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International student travelling to the UK. Must I pay duty on items I bring? [closed]

I’m an international student set to join a University in the UK for a 1 year Management course. I’ll be taking my laptop, iPad and camera with me. Am I supposed to pay duty at the airport for any of ...
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If I have Australian student visa do I need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I am holding a Sri Lankan passport and I am havinga valid Australian student visa. I am travelling from Australia to Spain via Heathrow airport. I have just 3hr transit there on the same day. I have ...
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Is 4 hours of layover enough for 2 seperate bookings in LHR (and some more)?

I am flying from Stuttgart to San Francisco next year. I booked the two legs separately so STR-LHR with British Airways and LHR-SFO with Virgin Atlantic. Reasoning is that it was cheaper by around ...
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Is Fast Track Security in Heathrow included with business class tickets?

I'll be flying into and out of Heathrow in November via business class (United Polaris business class and Turkish Airlines Business Class). In reading about Fast Track Security it sounds like my ...
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Best way from Heathrow to Marylebone area of London during Notting Hill Carnival

My wife is arriving Heathrow 8/26 around 14:00 and wants to go to the Marylebone area of London (quite near intersection of Marylebone Rd and Gloucester Pl). Normally she'd take the Heathrow Express ...
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Do I need Transit visa in London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Canada to India via London Heathrow airport. I hold Indian passport and on work-permit Visa in Canada. I have a 2hr layover in London Heathrow airport and then connecting flight ...
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How do I find the fastest route from Heathrow to an address in London using all forms of transport?

Neither Google Maps nor Traveline.info seems to consider neither Heathrow Express nor cabs. Is there any service that would?
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Can I keep 5 x 8ml liquid in its original package to carry in my hand luggage?

While passing through the security checks at Heathrow Airport, passengers are requested to put their liquid into plastic bags provided. I want to carry the below package (5 x 8ml bottles of cologne) ...
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How to get from London Heathrow Airport to Whitley Bridge by train?

What would be the best way to get from LHR to Whitley Bridge by train? First time in the UK. Thanks!!
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Travelling to Toronto as tourists by British Airways from Delhi; Layover for the BA flight is 6 hrs + do we need a transit visa [duplicate]

We are Indian Citizens and travelling to Canada on British Airways with stopover at LHR for about 6 hours for the BA flight. Do we require a Transit Visa ? Thanks
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Can a passenger in transit at Heathrow get to a post office?

I am flying to heathrow in transit to the USA. Can I go to the post office to post a gift to my friend? Is it possible for someone in transit to use the post office service? Could I buy a gift to send ...
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Ticket from Attleborough to Heathrow T3

Does my Trainline ticket from Attleborough to Heathrow Terminal 3 include the cost of tube ticket?
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Heathrow overnight layover - transit visa? [duplicate]

I know this has been asked multiple times, but I am unable to get answer for my case for transiting through London - Heathrow International (LHR). I am not sure if, I would be crossing the border ...
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Do I need a transit Visa for UK? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Heathrow T5 and then from T2 to Dublin with a layover of 3 hours at heathrow. Also my flight is same for whole journey i.e. British Airways with a single ticket
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UK transit visa on arrival for Italian refugee or travel documents holder [duplicate]

I'm gonna travel from Stockholm to Rome via British airways but have long layover in London Heathrow. My question is: Do I need transit visa to go outside airport and just explore city? if I do ...
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Filipino citizens with Norwegian resident permits transiting at London Heathrow - Do We need a Transit Visa?

We are gonna be four people travelling from Norway to the Philippines in December. Two of us are filipino citizens with valid Norwegian resident permits. Do we need a transit visa if we want to go ...
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Do I need UK transit visa to move from Terminal 2 to Terminal 3 Heathrow? [duplicate]

I (Indian) have a travel itinerary from Dublin to India via UK Heathrow airport. From the airline website, it says that I need to move from Terminal 2 to Terminal 3 of Heathrow airport. As I have ...
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Can I meet my friend during a connecting flight? (LHR)

So I am traveling to Paris from NYC, but I have a layover at Heathrow for about seven hours. I wanted to meet up with one of my close friends during the layover. We are not going to leave the airport- ...
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Do I require Transit visa for 1 Hour halt in U.K [duplicate]

I am reaching LHR airport at 1825 HRS and next flight is at 1950 HRS... It's only 1hour25 minutes which is very less. Just in case if my flight gets delayed then next flight they have only in the ...
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Which coach station is easily accessible from Heathrow Airport?

I want to travel from London (Heathrow Airport) to Canterbury. Can some one tell me which of the following station is easily accessible from Airport? I have seen distances in maps but it can happen ...
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Transit Visa from Warsaw to India via London Heathrow [duplicate]

I'm going on a Europe trip and my flight back to India (from Warsaw) is through London Heathrow with 3 hours of transit. There is no change of terminal or re-check of baggage since the airlines of ...
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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 ...