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London Heathrow Airport (LHR), UK - Guide and Flight Details

London Heathrow Airport (LHR), UK - Guide and Flight Details

London Heathrow airport location

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Map of London Heathrow airport showing access roads and location of car parks

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London Heathrow Airport is located 24Km West of the centre of London, close to the M4 motorway and with good rail links into the city.

Heathrow currently has 4 terminals (2,3,4 and 5), the newest, terminal 5 being completed in spring 2008. Terminals 2 and 3 are located in the centre of the airport, approached via a tunnel from the north. Terminal 4 is on the south side of the airport and terminal 5 at the western end.
Terminal 2 has undergone extensive rebuilding work and re-opened in 2014, now named the Queens Terminal.
Terminal 1 closed in 2015 and is due to be demolished to make way for extensions to Terminal 2.

The airport is approximately 1km inside the M25 ring road (with a link going to terminal 5) and 2 Km south of the M4 (with a link going to the terminal 1,2,& 3 tunnel.

Accessibility


Accessibility has been described as Good (CAA 2018/19).

To and From the Airport


The Heathrow Express non-stop train has a 15 minute journey time into the city from Heathrow central for terminals 1 and 3. Terminal 5 also has it's own station and there is a free transfer from Heathrow central to terminal 4.
The Heathrow Connect is a stopping train between Heathrow Central and city.
Heathrow airport is also served by the Underground (Tube) Piccidilly line, with stations at Heathrow Central, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5.

A number of bus routes provide transport to and from the airport including National Express to destinations including the other London airports, Reading, Oxford, Woking, Northampton, Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester and Braintree.
National Express also offer a Hotel Hoppa to local hotels for 4 pounds one way.

Parking


Short and long term parking is available at various locations within the airport and a number of local hotels offer parking and shuttle buses into the airport.

Terminal Facilities


Within the 5 terminals at Heathrow airport there are approximately 50 bars/restaurants and a large number of shops. Free unlimited WiFi Internet access is available. There is also a faster paid for service.

Interesting Facts


Heathrow airport has Airport Carbon Accreditation, at the Optimisation level.

London Heathrow is Europes busiest airport for passenger numbers, handling more international passengers than any other in the world. Heathrow airport catered for 80.1 million passengers in 2018, a 2% increase from the previous year, and the busiest year yet.
The airport is running virtually at full capacity, and although there have been plans to build a third runway, this was stopped by the government in 2010 but then approved in 2016.

London Heathrow Airports Web site can be accessed Here



Airports Near to London Heathrow Airport

Cambridge , UK (92 Km)

London City , UK (36 Km)

London Gatwick , UK (41 Km)

London Luton , UK (45 Km)

London Oxford , UK (71 Km)

London Stansted , UK (66 Km)

Shoreham Brighton City, UK (72 Km)

Southampton , UK (86 Km)


Airlines and Flights from London Heathrow Airport to Europe

We have 19 regional or flights from Ireland listed Here


Aegean Airlines, flying to: Greece


Air France, flying to: France


Air Serbia, flying to: Serbia


AirMalta, flying to: Malta


Austrian Airlines, flying to: Austria


Blue Air, flying to: Italy


British Airways, flying to: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine


Brussels Airlines, flying to: Belgium


Bulgaria Air, flying to: Bulgaria


Croatia Airlines, flying to: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia


Eurowings, flying to: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey


Finnair, flying to: Finland


Iberia, flying to: Spain


Icelandair, flying to: Iceland


KLM, flying to: Netherlands


LOT Polish Airlines, flying to: Poland


Lufthansa, flying to: Belgium, Germany


SAS , flying to: Denmark, Norway, Sweden


Swiss, flying to: Switzerland


TAP Portugal, flying to: Portugal


Tarom, flying to: Romania


Turkish Airlines, flying to: Turkey


Vueling, flying to: Italy, Spain



Regional Flights, or Flights From Ireland to London Heathrow Airport

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There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to London Heathrow Airport:


Aberdeen (646 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways
Flybe


Belfast City (503 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus
British Airways


Cork (555 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus


Dublin (449 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus
British Airways
Eurowings


Edinburgh (533 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways
Flybe


Glasgow (554 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways


Guernsey (273 Km)(CO2?)
Flybe


Inverness (713 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways


Isle of Man (403 Km)(CO2?)
Flybe


Leeds-Bradford (278 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways


Manchester (242 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways


Newcastle (404 Km)(CO2?)
British Airways


Newquay (338 Km)(CO2?)
Flybe


Shannon (593 Km)(CO2?)
Aer Lingus