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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.

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  • Airport code: LHR
  • Tel: +44 844 335 1801
  • 24km from London
  • Terminal 1: TW6 1AP
  • Terminal 2: TW6 1EW
  • Terminal 3: TW6 1QG
  • Terminal 4: TW6 3XA
  • Terminal 5: TW6 2GA

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.

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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

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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

A third runway for Heathrow?

After years of heated debate as to which airport should get Britain’s new runway, we have been given an indication as to which airport will most likely win the battle.Since a new runway in the no...

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Will pollution problems at Heathrow hand Britain’s new runway to Gatwick?

A consultation from the Airports Commission that started a day after the general election, wants feedback on evidence that shows Heathrow is already emitting too much pollution without a third runway....

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Important information for British nationals affected by the Earthquake in Nepal

If you or someone you know has been affected by the recent earthquake in Nepal, the contact details you need to know are:Complete the online form.Email help@fco.gov.ukCall +44 207 008 0000Tex...

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The answer for angry UK air passengers

The Civil Aviation Authority has recently announced plans to create an independent ‘Aviation Ombudsman’ for UK air passengers to vent their anger and resolve disputes with many airlines.Under c...

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Airport chiefs pleased with proposal to cut air fares

Airport chiefs across the country are welcoming plans for Heathrow to cut air fares by a third for regional airports. The announcement was made by Heathrow shortly after the Airport announced plans to...

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