Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
Terminal 4 opened in 1986 and was predominantly designed to suit short haul, point to point, business travellers.
This is why the gates are located so close to the departure lounge; it was thought it would expedite the transition for
travellers. The Terminal underwent a £200 million refurbishment between 2009-2014
The flights now operating from Terminal 4 are mainly for long-haul and European destinations, with Air France, Etihad
Airlines, and KLM being some of the major airlines flying from this terminal.
The roof of Terminal 4’s short term car park is on the same level giving passengers direct access. Flight Arrivals are located on the ground floor.
we have suggested how long before departure you should check in;
- International flights: 3 hours
- European flights: 2 hours
- Domestic flights: 90 minutes
Self Service Check-In
the airport. Self service check-in is available both online and in kiosks located at the airport. Although Terminal
4 has kiosks located near the standard check-in desks for passengers to use, it’s always best to check with your
airline to see if you can use this service.
time before your flight; you’ll usually receive an email telling you when you can check in. Many airlines also have
their own dedicated apps for your phone, where you can check in and download your boarding pass in advance of arriving
at the airport. These airlines will have dedicated bag drop areas near their check-in desks for you to drop your
information on Heathrow Flight Arrivals and Heathrow Flight Departures including scheduled times and destinations, details of delays and cancellations, and find out which terminal to use.
connections do. Domestic to International connecting passengers can use special Immigration check points if baggage
the Arrivals hall however and is open between 05:30 to 23:00, (please visit our shopping page for more info on the other branches available).
The lost luggage services start from £6 for up to 2 hours of storage; please contact Excess Baggage on +44 (0)208
759 3344 for any queries or to book the service.
worldwide. Below is an up to date list of the operating airlines from T4 and is known to be correct as of May
- Air Algerie
- Air Astana
- Air France
- Air Malta
- Air Mauritius
- Air Serbia
- Arik Air
- Azerbaijan Airlines
- Biman Bangladesh Airlines
- Bulgaria Air
- China Eastern Airlines
- China Southern
- El Al
- Etihad Airways
- Gulf Air
- Jet Airways (India)
- Kenya Airways
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
- Korean Air
- Kuwait Airways
- Malaysia Airlines System
- Oman Air
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Air Maroc
- Royal Brunei Airlines
- Turkmenstein Airlines
- Uzbekistan Airways
- Vietnam Airlines
at our Heathrow Flight Departures page.
Transfer between terminals
- Terminal 2 and 3: Take the free shuttle bus to either T2 or T3 Journey Time:
- Terminal 5: Go to Bus Stop 7 and take either the 482 or 490 (Heathrow Terminal 5) for free.
Journey Time: 20 minutes