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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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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 ...
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Are 90 minutes layover in Munich Airport and 120 minutes in Heathrow airport enough? [closed]

I will be traveling from Delhi to San Francisco via route DEL - MUC - LHR - SFO. There are connecting Lufthansa flights from DEL to SFO. Layover time at MUC is 90 minutes and at LHR is 120 minutes. ...
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Transfer time at LHR (T3 → T2 → SNN)

Arriving (T3) on an AA ORD flight and have 2 hours to transfer to an Aer Lingus flt to SNN (T2). Will that be enough time to make it?
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Transit visa for UK if on Dutch residency permit [duplicate]

I am a South African living in the Netherlands on a residence permit. My husband is Dutch, and we are going on holiday to South Africa. I have a flight booked back from South Africa to Amsterdam, via ...
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Do I need to pass UK Border Control if I'm changing from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 at Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national. I'm travelling from Germany to India and I have a 9 hour stop at Heathrow Airport. I have to change terminals, does this mean I have to go through UK's Border Control?
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Luggage damage - It's been 3 months and I haven't heard anything! [closed]

My suitcase and most of it's contents were broken and battered in a recent flight, I filed this with the airline (Air China for those wondering..) but have yet to receive any official response. I've ...
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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Transit Visa in London [duplicate]

I will be travelling from The Netherlands to India soon and have a flight change in London. However I also need to change airports (From London City Airport to Heathrow Airport). I hold an Indian ...
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2 hours layover in Heathrow

I am planning to book a British Airways flight from Bangalore to San Jose via London Heathrow on 12th August. The official website shows a 2 hours 20 mins layover in Heathrow. Both the flights are ...
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Russia to Dublin, transiting Heathrow

I have Russian visitors arriving and transiting at London Heathrow with connecting tickets to Dublin, Ireland. Time between flights is two hours. Baggage is checked from point of departure through to ...
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UK Ancestry visa [duplicate]

I have a UK ancestry visa which expires 20 Jan 2017. I would like to fly to South Africa Dec 2016 and come back 15 January 2017. Will I be allowed back in? I intend applying for a new ancestry visa ...
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Mumbai -> London -> Manchester : Reclaim checked bags at London? [duplicate]

I will be travelling via British Airways from Mumbai, India to Manchester, UK soon with a layover at the Heathrow airport in London. I am travelling on a short visitors visa to meet family there. I ...
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Best and fastest transportation from Gatwick to Heathrow airport

I arrive into Gatwick from Nice at 12:30 pm on 9 May, 2016 and depart from Heathrow at 15:15 for Shannon. What is the most efficient transportation between the two London airports? Will the airline ...
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Will luggage be transferred from Heathrow to Gatwick when Shannon is final destination? [closed]

I'm flying into Gatwick and my connection to Shannon is through Heathrow. Will my luggage be transferred by the airlines as SNN is my final destination?
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Do I need a transit visa traveling via Heathrow to San Francisco? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of Pakistan and on my way to San Francisco I have 20 hour stay at Heathrow airport. Do I need a transit visa if I would want to stay at a hotel overnight in London heathrow? I have a ...
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Is one hour between connecting flights at Heathrow Terminal 5 enough?

GF and I have a flight from Montreal (YUL) to Rome (FCO) via Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 5. Both flights are on British Airways and were booked on the BA sites at the same time. Arriving at LHR at ...
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Do internationally arriving passengers see their gate?

I was on a flight from MSP to London (DL12) on the first of January 2015. When I got there, I didn't see any mention of the gate the plane parked at from inside the terminal. Is it because, as a U.S. ...
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Checking luggage Dublin-LHR-Doha-Kilimanjaro [duplicate]

I am flying BA from Dublin to LHR then Qatar Airlines from LHR to Doha and Kilimanjaro. Will I be able to check my luggage through from Dublin to Kilimanjaro?
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British Airways to Qatar airways : baggage transfer with separate tickets

I will be flying from Aberdeen (Scotland) to London Heathrow on one ticket with British Airways. I have a second separate ticket for a flight with Qatar airways from London Heathrow to Doha and with ...
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Indonesian citizen traveling LAX-YYZ-LHR-CAI; do I need transit visas? [duplicate]

I am an Indonesian citizen flying from Los Angeles (LAX), transiting in Canada at Toronto (YYZ), then transiting again in the U.K. at London (LHR), and going to Cairo (CAI), Egypt as my final ...
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Booking a “cab” from Heathrow over Easter

I want to pre book cab for Easter from London Heathrow Airport? Is there any cab service available on Easter?
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With British Airways, can I access the business lounge in LHR if my connecting flight leaves on the next day?

I have a first class British Airways ticket from TLV to LHR, which gives me access to the lounges. However my connection from LHR to Newcastle is for the next day, so my question is will I still get ...
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Accessible travel by Tube from Heathrow to Kings Cross

I understand the Tube is the best way to get from Heathrow to Kings Cross. Does this journey have escalators and lifts all the way? I am unable to carry my cases.
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Is there a bookstore at Heathrow with a good selection of LP or Moon guides?

Okay, this is quite specific: does London Heathrow airport have any bookstore with a good selection of Moon or Lonely Planet guides (preferably both)? If so, which terminal and what is the store ...
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Arriving in terminal 2 going to 5 heathrow

If I follow flight connections can I get to the terminal 2 shops before transferring by shuttle bus to terminal 5
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What is the latest public transport I can take in the evening from London Heathrow to Bournemouth?

I will be arriving London late in the evening (Heathrow). What's the time of the last bus/train to Bournemouth?
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Getting off Aer Lingus, and have to check in for MAS at Heathrow

I am arriving London from Dublin with Aer Lingus and have bought a separate flight to Kuala Lumpur with MAS. Since they are not connecting flights and there is no way they can transfer my luggages to ...
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Is it possible to buy a combined train ticket to Heathrow that takes the railair?

I would like to buy a train ticket from Swindon to Heathrow, changing at Reading to take the railair bus. However the online train ticket services, such as GWR do not offer me these tickets ...
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Is a 3h 30m layover between LHR and LTN enough?

I am flying from New York, making a three and a half hour stopover in London. I'm landing in Heathrow while taking off from Luton. Is three and a half hours enough for this transfer?
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Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover?

Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover? My agent says the bags are checked through to our final destination, but if we leave the airport, we have to collect ...
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Flying from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur, do I need to recheck-in at London Heathrow transit?

I plan to travel from Lyon (France) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with a transit stop at London Heathrow (UK). The former flight is from Lyon Saint-Exupery (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) with British ...
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Heathrow airport Terminal 3 connection

I have a connection in terminal 3 heathrow to Vienna. I am flying into Heathrow from USA. I know customs and passport control are not needed. It's on a Thursday at 1pm that I get into Heathrow. How ...
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stay overnight at heathrow [closed]

I will be at Heathrow at 11 pm, coming from Glasgow, after an incredible rush lasting for two days. I have next plane to Zagreb, Croatia, next morning at 8,30. It would be nice to have a proper sleep ...
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Arriving in Heathrow Airport in London with 5 large bags plus a large music keyboard [duplicate]

I am arriving at Heathrow Airport in London with 5 large bags and a very large music keyboard. What would be the best way to go to East London from there? One of the trick points is that 3 of the ...
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Taxis from Heathrow with a lot of luggage

I will be arriving in Heathrow around noon with a lot of luggage (around 4 big pieces). Will I find room in taxis to take this to downtown London or should I book something in advance ?
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Do I need a transit visa at Heathrow airport while traveling from Toronto to Delhi [duplicate]

I m an Indian citizen, studying in Toronto. Do I need transit visa to fly from Toronto to India via Heathrow airport (London)?
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Transiting from the US to the UK through Madrid - would I pass through border control in Spain?

I am flying from the US through MAD and on to LHR (within 3 hours). Must I clear passport control in MAD? Since they are part of the EU and the UK is not, was not sure.
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I have a UK visitor visa starting on 30 Oct; will I need a DATV for an itinerary on 12 Sep? [duplicate]

I am traveling on a BA flight from Amsterdam - Mumbai via London (LHR). I have a visitor visa for the UK starting one month after my current travel. Will I require a Direct Airside Transit Visa (...
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Transit through Heathrow airport

Do I need to go through the UK Border Control if I have a connecting flight between Terminal 2 and T5 in Heathrow airport London?