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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UK Direct Airside Transit Visa: Would I require a DATV visa for a 4-hour layover? [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport and have a C-type Norway visitor visa. Would I require a UK Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) on my way from Oslo to India (with a 4-hour stopover at Heathrow)?
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Is 2 hours 50 mins sufficient in Heathrow to connecting flight with different tickets and airlines

I am traveling from India (New Delhi) to Helsinki with a connecting flight at Heathrow, UK holding a resident visa for Finland. Unfortunately without prior knowledge I went and purchased two different ...
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Transit through London Heathrow - Common Format Residence Permit [duplicate]

I am an Indian and have Netherlands fixed term residence Permit Type 1. I am travelling from Amsterdam and will be transiting in LHR towards New Delhi and vice versa, do I need a transit visa? In the ...
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Heathrow Airport: Terminal 2 to Terminal 5, can you transit without visa? (conflicting answers)

I'm a Sri Lanka national and traveling to Bahamas. The route is Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan Airlines) to Heathrow (British Airways) to Nassau. Sri Lankan airlines will arrive in Heathrow around 4PM. The ...
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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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Does Heathrow Terminal 5 allow transit visa exempt flyers to stay airside overnight?

I found lots of evidence that Heathrow is not closed overnight and that passengers without a visa who are transiting through the airport can hang out overnight air side to catch their connecting ...
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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 from London Heathrow airport to Leeds Tempest Road

I am planning to land on 17th April at 7pm at London Heathrow Airport, mostly Terminal 2. I will have two checked bags, one laptop bag, and a carry-on bag. I'm planning to prebook the National Express ...
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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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Transiting through Heathrow on separate tickets

I will be travelling from Belgrade (BEG) to London (LHR) on Air Serbia and then from LHR to Toronto (YYZ) on Air Canada on separate tickets. Both of the flights arrive at/leave from the same terminal (...
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Heathrow Terminal 2 Satellite

An interesting question I had when I was travelling out of Heathrow T2 last week. After the main terminal's security check on departures, I wandered around a little bit and then wanted to check the ...
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London Heathrow airport to Leeds

In reference to my earlier question - earlier question I will be reaching at 10:15 am as I changed my travel date time. Should I prebook national express coach to Leeds Station? Or should I reach ...
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How long from flight arrival to train travel at Heathrow T2

Arriving into Heathrow terminal 2 from Greece. I am a UK national. I want to prebook an onward train from T2. How long should I allow for, to clear Passport control and baggage reclaim ?
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Can I transfer from Luton to Heathrow in three hours?

I will be landing in Luton according to the schedule at 14:30 on 24th of January. I want to fly out from Heathrow at 17:30 same day. Cabin luggage only. How feasible it is to clear border, jump on the ...
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Transit Visa at London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am traveling to India(New Delhi) On 29th December 2020. And I have Belgian -PR Card Holder with electronic Chip, but I have an Indian Passport. My Flight is from Brussels to London Heathrow Via ...
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Heathrow Transit on two different tickets and internal agreements between AI and BA

I’m an Indian citizen and I’m arriving at Heathrow on an Air India flight from Delhi and connecting to a British Airways flight to Milan Linate. Both the legs are on different tickets. Do I need to ...
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Travelling to Delhi from Berlin with transit in London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen traveling to Delhi via the UK. I have a Permanent Residence in Germany along with US and Canadian visas. Do I need a transit visa as the ticket is issued by British Airways and ...
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Transit Without Visa through Heathrow for travel from Canada - is it still valid during COVID?

I am a Canadian permanent resident with Indian passport. I will be traveling on BA flight from Toronto to Mumbai on a single ticket which has a layover of 23 hours in London. This means I would have ...
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Going from USA to India via London with expired US visa but valid Canadian visa

I am an Indian national going from US to India for H1B stamping via London Heathrow using British Airways. My F1 visa stamp has expired and I understand that this would mean that I require a DATV. But ...
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If arriving at Heathrow from a non-exempt country, what are the options for getting from the airport to your quarantine location in London?

If arriving at Heathrow from a non-exempt country, what are the options for getting from the airport to your quarantine location in London? Taxi? Uber? Public transport?
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Flights from London to the US? [closed]

I need them to be on May 23, early morning, preferably even before 10 A.M. Can anyone help me find some? I'm looking all over the web, but I can't find any. I need flights that are confirmedly ...
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Will I Need a transit Visa if I plan to fly through Heathrow UK? [duplicate]

I booked a flight to London and another separate ticket to Boston. I have an F4 immigrant visa to the US that expires on June 18. Will I need a transit visa? If y'all can't answer me, who should I ...
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Options for sleeping at Heathrow during a long layover [duplicate]

My mom has a flight to Seattle from New Delhi tomorrow via Virgin Atlantic and has a long layover at Heathrow airport terminal 3 (19 hours). Will it be possible for her to sleep at one of the attached ...
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Transit without visa requirement for India National travelling to US (tourist visa) with 19hr layover at Heathrow Airport [duplicate]

I am an Indian National, travelling with my husband and two kids to the US on tourist visa. I have a 19hr layover at Heathrow airport during which I plan to stay at a hotel near Paddington and explore ...
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Change terminals in Dublin airport T1 to T2 [duplicate]

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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Connecting flight in Heathrow next day flight [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Brazil from the Philippines. I have a separate ticket Cebu Philippines to Incheon South Korea, vice-versa. Also, Incheon to Sao Paulo, Brazil with a connecting flight in ...
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Transit visa at LHR for Indian citizen with USA visa [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen, with a valid H1B visa and I am traveling to Europe for my vacation. I will be getting a Schengen Visa from the consulate of my destination. I wanted to ask if I have a stop at ...
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Transit Visa - Heathrow, London

My nationality is India. I have been working in Belgium. Now I'm leaving Belgium permanently, so I surrendered my Resident Permit and got a Model 8 and Appendix 37 from commune. I am travelling from ...
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How long to get from Covent Garden to Heathrow?

How long will it take me to get from Covent Garden to Heathrow Terminal 5 on a weekday evening? I'm planning to take the Tube from Covent Garden to Paddington Station and Heathrow Express from there....
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Heathrow change in terminal flight UK Border control check?

I am traveling from NYC to Mumbai via London. Assume my connecting flight belongs to different terminal. If I have to change terminal at Heathrow, do I need to go through UK Border control ?
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Traffic from Heathrow to Gatwick

I am flying in to London Heathrow on Feb 18th 2017. My flight is landing at 8.20 and I will take a pre-booked taxi/cab to Gatwick airport. My flight out from Gatwick departs at 11.35. My question is ...

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