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Heathrow Airport Guide

Welcome to the Heathrow Airport Guide - the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around the world's busiest international airport.

Over 80 airlines fly from Heathrow to over 180 locations worldwide, carrying over 72 million passengers and 1.4 million tonnes of cargo each year. Heathrow has five terminals, two main runways, and a cross wind runway.

The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. It also offers a full range of 1st class airport services.

Public transport to and from Heathrow airport is reliable and frequent. There are plenty of coaches, taxis and regular trains, including the Heathrow Express. Alternatively there are plenty of airport parking companies, car hire providers and airport hotels nearby.

Staying at Heathrow Airport? Book a hotel!

Whether you have an early flight or have to stay at the airport during the night, airport hotels are always the best option.

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Travel Extras

Book Your Transport

Book online with National Express coaches to and from Heathrow Airport and travel across all the UK!

Book your Airport Parking

Save up to 78% on your long stay parking costs by comparing all airport parking providers and booking online!

What's Allowed?

View the latest hand luggage and security rules in place at Heathrow Airport.

Smart Shopper

Make the most of duty free by planning your airport shopping online.

Latest Heathrow Airport News

Heathrow airport parking can now be compared on a mobile app

From autumn 2014 users of smartphones and tablets can compare real-time prices and availability of airport parking at 30 leading airports across the UK, available from 8 car parking providers. Speaki...

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Heathrow to Swansea western rail link could be completed by 2021

Network Rail revealed on February 5 that it had developed plans for a new rail link between Reading and Slough on the Great Western Main Line to London Heathrow airport. The Western Rail Access to He...

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Computer glitch cancels hundreds of flights in UK

Many UK airports were in a state of chaos at the weekend after a computer problem hit the air traffic control centre at Swanwick. In the worst disruption since the volcanic ash cloud, 100,000 passenge...

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Dreamliners warned not to fly too close to thunderstorms

The Dreamliner has suffered from bad press recently with numerous setbacks, including problems with over-heating batteries and even a toilet malfunction hitting the headlines. The fleet was in fact gr...

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League table for airline noise revealed today

Noise levels near airports are a headache for local residents and also one of the biggest factors in the controversy of whether Heathrow should get a third runway. This summer the Fly Quiet survey te...

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