Heathrow Airport Guide

Welcome to the Heathrow Airport Guide – the independent resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Heathrow 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 four operating terminals and two runways.

The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers.

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Airport code: LHR

Tel: +44 844 335 1801

24km from London

Terminal 2: TW6 1EW

Terminal 3: TW6 1QG

Terminal 4: TW6 3XA

Terminal 5: TW6 2GA

Public transport to and from the 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. Find hotel deals on our hotels page, and start your holiday now!

Travel Extras

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Terminal Information Find out what shops, restaurants, bars and facilities that Heathrow terminals have to offer. Smart Shopper Make the most of duty free by planning your airport shopping online.

Heathrow Airport News

    Inside drug smuggling operation at Heathrow foiled thanks to the NCA

    Drug smugglers at Heathrow foiled thanks to the NCA

    An inside network of drug smugglers at Heathrow have been jailed for more than 130 years following an 18 month investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

    The 13-strong group, including two British Airways baggage handlers working at Heathrow Airport, had skilfully imported more than 100kgs of cocaine and 44kgs of cannabis, with a street value of around £10 million. Their operation came to a halt thanks to the work carried out by the NCA in conjunction with Border Force and Heathrow Airport.

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    Accessibility around the world, in partnership with UKS Mobility

    Accessibility around the world

    Did you know that 7 in 10 airline passengers with disabilities have experienced physical obstacles or miscommunications with airlines? Or that 65% have experienced the same problem when travelling through airports?

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    Coppa Club igloo has popped up at Heathrow Airport

    Earlier this year the Coppa Club team excitedly announced that their highly sought-after Thameside igloos were making a return to London. As soon as this was revealed, tickets sold out within a matter of seconds… BUT if you missed out on a chance to take part in this, don’t worry, they are now making an appearance at Heathrow Airport.

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    Top 10 Christmas Things to Do around Heathrow Airport

    Our Top 10 Best Christmas Things to Do nearby and around Heathrow Airport header

    Ready or not, it's time to bring out those advent calendars, dust off the decorations from last year and order your Christmas Turkey... yep, December has landed! So what is there to do near Heathrow Airport this Christmas?

    2017 has sped past us and now we're all looking for places to visit and where to buy our Christmas prezzies. Whether you're travelling into the UK or have an afternoon to pass before you board at Heathrow Airport, we've found the best places to get you feeling festive.

    Let's take a look at our Top 10 festive things to do and visit near Heathrow Airport:

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    Busy September for Heathrow Airport traffic takes records to a new high!

    Heathrow Airport saw almost 7 million passengers pass through their doors in September, taking their overall traffic to 77.43 million, surpassing 2016 and creating a new all time record.

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