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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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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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Request for Transit Visa

I am travelling to Nigeria on British Airways from America on 18th December with a stop over for 15hrs waiting before my content flight at Heathrow Airport on 19th December, 2017, can I get a transit ...
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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?
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How much time do I need to connect from American Airlines to British Airways at London Heathrow?

If I fly through London Heathrow, arriving on American, and on to Prague on British Air and it is booked all together. Will I have to retrieve my bags and go through customs in London? If so, what ...
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Heathrow change in terminal (from 5 to 3) flight UK Border control check?

I'm F1 student. I am traveling from NYC to Spain via London. My connecting flight belongs to different terminal (from terminal 5 to 3). If I have to change terminal at Heathrow, do I need to go ...
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Travel between Heathrow terminals

I plan to arrive by road at Heathrow Terminal 4, but need to check in at Terminal 2 for my flight. Can I use the free shuttle service before checking in? Car parking is substantially cheaper for T4 ...
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How can I get from Gatwick to Heathrow by bus? [duplicate]

Is there a direct bus connection betwee Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow?
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Do we have enough time for our connection at Heathrow Airport?

We are flying from Manchester to Heathrow, arriving at 11.05 in Terminal 5. We need to go to Terminal 4 for our 2.15 flight to Doha. Will the 3 hours be enough time change terminals and get to our ...
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Going through passport control in the UK coming from a non-EU country; will I be able to manage a short connection time?

Sorry for the long title but I will be taking a red-eye flight and coming from Nairobi to London and then onwards to New York. The connection time is only 1hr and 5 minutes. I am an EU citizen but ...
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How to get boarding pass during layover?

I'm flying from Cork to London with Aer Lingus and then London to Los Angeles with United after an hour layover in London. United Airlines isn't letting me check in to my flight, saying that my "...
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Meeting a friend at Heathrow

My friend and I are flying to London separately. One on American Airlines (terminal 3); one on United (Terminal 2B). Our flights are scheduled to arrive about the same time. When we go through ...
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Do I have to pass immigration check to go to Transit Hotel at Heathrow?

I will arrive at Terminal 2 Heathrow Airport and am willing to spend some time at a transit hotel. I found there is Yotel at Terminal 4. do I have to pass through immigration control to get there?
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My arrival at Heathrow Airport is one day earlier than the start date of the validity of my UK visa, can I wait at the airport until the next day? [duplicate]

I am an Indonesian national and planning to visit UK on July 21. But for some reason the embassy give me a UK visa with the validity date start from July 22. I already bought a ticket with the arrival ...
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How long does it take to drive from Heathrow airport to Covent Garden?

I am travelling with my family for a holiday in England. I am looking at renting an apartment in Covent Garden. What would be the drive time to and from Heathrow airport?
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Do you really need a visa to transfer through Heathrow? [duplicate]

My wife and step-daughter, both from the Philippines, wonder if they can go via London Heathrow when going from Oslo, Norway, back to Manila, Philippines. There are SO many rumours that you'll need a ...
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Layover at Heathrow

(English is not my first language. Apologies in advance for any grammar mistakes!) I am flying to LHR from Dublin with Aer Lingus at 19:20 (Terminal 2) and have an Aeroflot flight leaving for Moscow ...
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How long does it take for an EU citizen, after arrival at Terminal 2 on a Saturday at 14.40, to get the Picadilly line?

After arrival from Frankfort, Germany, to Heathrow Terminal 2, I need to take the Virgin Coast train to Edinburgh at Kings Cross. In order to book my train ticket in advance, I would like to know how ...
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Arrival to Heathrow for an early flight

I have a 7:30am flight out of T2 on a Thursday morning. I'm debating whether or not to stay the night somewhere the night before or just sleep in the airport because I am recommended to get there 3 ...
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Transferring at Heathrow Terminal 2 and re-checking bags - how long does it take?

How much time should I allow for a flight connection in Heathrow? I'll be arriving and departing from Terminal 2, but the flights are on two separate tickets. The first airline has said they won't ...
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Is it possible to check a bag for only the second leg of the flight?

I am stopping over in LHR and meeting a friend from the uk for the connecting flight to the US. I am wondering if it is possible for me to check in a bag in london if i dont chck one in for the first ...
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Jewish prayer services in Heathrow Airport

Many airports have either a multi-faith prayer room (Luton, Zurich) or separate rooms for several different faiths (JFK). Does Heathrow have either of these, and do they have set times for Jewish ...
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Kosher Food in Heathrow airport

I have a 4.5 hr connection in Heathrow Terminal 5 (US Passport holder) and would like to know if there is kosher food available for sale in the airport, i would go to a diffrent terminal if thats ...
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Does Heathrow Terminal 5 allow transit visa exempt flyers to stay airside overnight?

I found lots of evidence online that Heathrow is not closed overnight and that passengers without a visa who are transiting through the airport can hang out overnight on the air side to catch their ...
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Two bag limit on Hand/Carry On Baggage at Heathrow?

I heard that Heathrow Airport has a 2 bag limit when going through security. How strictly do they enforce this? If i have my carry-on and personal item and a plastic shopping bag/carrier bag is that ...
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Flying on code share airlines - bags?

We originate from CLE on American, have a layover in London Heathrow where we change to British airways to our final destination of Copenhagen- since British Airway is codeshare airline will our bags ...
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Flying from Ottawa to Kuwait via London Heathrow

I will be travelling in 3 weeks, going from Ottawa to London Heathrow (LHR), and on to Kuwait. I arrive at LHR Terminal 2 and, after a 6-hour layover/transit, depart from Terminal 4 for the flight ...
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Luggage storage options at Heathrow airport?

In case the airline will not store my luggage for a 15 hour layover, is there a place in the LHR airport or in Admirals Club to store it?
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How much does it cost to take a taxi from London Heathrow to Southampton?

I am coming from abroad so have no idea how much.
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Is it possible to obtain a transit visa at Heathrow Airport? [duplicate]

I am an Iranian national travelling with British Airways from Tehran, Iran via Heathrow Airport, London to Shanghai, China. I will arrive at LHR on 28th at 11:55am and depart at 14:10pm without ...
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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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Is there a big bookstore (not WHSmith) near Heathrow airport?

I have to buy a couple of ESL books and a dictionary for my daughter and I don't think any of the WHSmiths around the airport sell school books. I have a long stopover (18 hours) and I can exit the ...
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Flying from Dallas to Houston to Amsterdam with layover at London Heathrow around noon local time [closed]

Flying first class in April--the last time I went thru Heathrow there were special lines for 1st and Business class that weren't nearly as long--is that still the case? Flying with AA and BA (partners)...
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Connection time needed from USA to Heathrow to Shannon

On April 18, 2017, we are flying from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on Delta Airlines flight DL 50 arriving Heathrow Airport at 1:20pm April 19, 2017, on one ticket. Then on a separate ticket, we fly Aer ...
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Do I have enough time to do tourist things in London during a 9 hour layover at Heathrow Airport?

Do I have enough time to do tourist things in London during a 9 hour layover at Heathrow Airport? I will arrive at 6 am and my flight departs to the U.S. at 3:30 pm. Also, what would be the best ...
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Traveling through Heathrow on separate tickets with no interline agreement

My son is traveling from LAX to Heathrow on Air New Zealand and from LHR to Barcelona on British Airways. He is on two separate tickets and did not realize that he would be unable to interline his ...
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Do I need a Direct Airside Transit Visa when I have a Standard Visitor visa for UK? [duplicate]

I'm a Pakistani national residing in Saudi Arabia due to visit Finland. I have a valid Schengen visa and a multiple-entry visitor visa for United Kingdom. I'm flying with British Airways both ways and ...
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Can a Pakistani with a US permanent resident card exit Heathrow, London during a 13hr layover? [duplicate]

I am traveling to Pakistan from Washington DC and have about 13 hours of stay in London Heathrow on both outbound and inbound trips. I have a passport from Pakistan but a PR card from the US that was ...
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Where do flights from Dublin to LHR Terminal 5 arrive (A, B or C)?

I have a connection to Oviedo from Terminal 5 later. Do I need to go past customs before my Oviedo flight?
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How can I get from Heathrow T5B to T5A?

I am taking a domestic flight departing from London Heathrow Terminal 5, probably T5A. A family member is taking an earlier international flight that same day, probably departing from satellite ...
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Can I take duty free alcohol from my initial departure point between terminals at London Heathrow (LHR)?

I'm changing planes at LHR soon. My incoming flight arrives at T3, and my departing flight is from T5. If I bring duty-free alcohol in my hand luggage from my initial airport of departure, will it be ...
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Difference between place of issue and place from where you leave for the destination

I have applied for a British Visa from Singapore but will be flying from new Delhi. Is this likely to pose problems during my travel, like at the London Heathrow Airport?
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How to enter the UK during a layover as a Filipino citizen?

My friend and I are working in Riyadh. We are Filipino by nationality and passport. We have Schengen visas because we will be travelling around Schengen territories. On our return to Saudi Arabia, we ...

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