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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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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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Heathrow transit - timing and visa [duplicate]

I am flying Delhi-Lisbon and have a transit in Heathrow. My jet flight from Delhi arrives at terminal 4 at 5:40 PM and I have a TAP Portugal flight from Terminal 2 at 7:55 PM. This is single e ticket ...
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Is three hours long enough to transfer from Stansted to Heathrow?

I'm trying to book a flight home to the US from Sofia, Bulgaria in December. I've found a RyanAir flight that lands at Stansted at 13:25. There's a Norwegian Air direct flight1 to Boston for cheap at ...
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Heathrow to Gatwick and traffic jam

I will land on Heathrow airport on a Sunday morning (October 23rd, 8:30 am) and take the national express bus directly to Gatwick (bus leaves at 10:05 am). I will have five hours between landing and ...
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What sort of visa do I require for a layover in London, Heathrow Airport, UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to USA by an American Airlines flight (which is operated by British airways for the first leg). I have a valid tourist/business visa (B1/B2) for USA. My flight will ...
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Require transit Visa? [duplicate]

I am an Iranian and traveling to Oslo (Norway) from Tehran (Iran) by British Airways via London Heathrow Airport. Do I need a Transit Visa?
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What visa is needed to step out of Heathrow for B1/B2 US visa holder?

My relative is planning to visit US from Bombay to Atlanta via Heathrow (London). He holds Indian passport with B1/B2 visitor visa. On return trip to India, there is layover of 11 hours. Question ...
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Do I have to go through customs, recheck my bag, during my Heathrow layover?

I am flying from Tehran (Iran) to Toronto, with a connection at Heathrow. I land with British Airways and then I will fly with Air Canada to Toronto. I am an Iranian citizen, not having a UK visa, but ...
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Can I use preclearance for a flight Dublin to USA that connects in Heathrow?

I am booking a holiday to Los Angeles from Dublin. The flights I am looking at will not be direct and have a 1 1/2 hour layover in Heathrow. I am aware that in Dublin if you are flying to America ...
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Metal flask while travelling from Heathrow Terminal 3 to Asia

We have a 10 months baby with us, can we take a metal flask like this with us in hand luggage ? On Heathrow's webpage they say it is not allowed but then from where are we going to get hot sterilized ...
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Must I pre-book bag wrap ar LHR?

The Excess Baggage Company offers bag wrapping at Heathrow Airport. The website links to an online booking form. Is online booking required, or can I simply turn up at the airport and book a bag ...
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Air China/Star Alliance baggage drop at Heathrow?

Are there bag dropping facilities available at Heathrow for Air China, or Star Alliance? I don't want to check in, just drop my bag.
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I am travelling to Iceland from Mumbai and have to change flights at Heathrow [duplicate]

I am travelling to Iceland from Mumbai and have to change flights at Heathrow. From terminal 4 to terminal 2. Do I need a transit visa?
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Do I need a transit Visa, if my layover at LHR airport is of 20 hours extending on to the next day [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen traveling to Montreal, Canada via LHR airport on a study permit. My layover at LHR(London-Heathrow) is 20 hours which goes to the next day. Consequently, I'll have to recollect ...
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Is a two hour layover at London, UK Heathrow too short? [duplicate]

Plan to fly from USA to Switzerland through London Heathrow. There is only 1.5-2h to catch connecting flight. The terminal for arrival and departure is the same. Is it too tight?
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London Heathrow T3 immigration waiting time?

Wonder how long would it take to clear the immigration at T3 on at 7pm on a mid-October Sunday. I will arrive from Gibraltar and have another connection flight at T4 with almost 3 hours in between. I ...
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Resources for expected length of security queues on a given day?

Are there any resources that give a guide as to how long it may take to get through airport security on any given day? For example, I am flying out of Heathrow on Saturday, and I'm concerned that, ...
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Heathrow: do I need to go through immigration in the terminal I arrived at?

Yesterday I arrived at Heathrow terminal 4 and waited 2:30 in line for immigration. I noticed that there was corridor which said "transfer to terminals 2/3" (I'm guessing for flight transfers). While ...
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Do I prebook a taxi from Heathrow to London King's Cross?

Is it cheaper to prebook a taxi from Heathrow to get to King's Cross station, or better to find a taxi waiting at the airport? We're flying in from New Zealand.
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do i need a uk transit visa when i am not changing terminals? [duplicate]

I will a have a long layover of 13 hours in London Heathrow airport my ticket shows that I am arriving at terminal 2 from Cairo airport and departing from terminal 2 as well to Vancouver airport. if i ...
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Seattle to Heathrow to Edinburgh booked as separate flights

We are flying from Seattle to Heathrow on Delta and arrive at 3:05 pm (terminal 3). We have a separate ticket booked on British Airways to Edinburgh that departs at 5:25 pm (terminal 5). Will it be ...
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Do I clear immigration and customs in heathrow T3 for stop over on seperate ticket

I am travelling from Prague > London > Dubai > Sydney. The Prague to London is with BA and London to Dubai is with emirates. They are booked on separate tickets so I don't think my bags will be ...
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British Airways Inaugural Flights

I can see when British Airways will inaugurate a new line of flying on this page. But what about the inauguration of a new aircraft? I would expect these to be out of Heathrow owing to the huge pilot ...