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 has 5 terminals, the 5th being completed in spring 2008. Terminals 1,2 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 nearly 78 million passengers in 2017, a 3% 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 EuropeWe 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 AirportReturn to European Flights List Here
There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to London Heathrow Airport:
Aberdeen (646 Km)(CO2?)
Belfast City (503 Km)(CO2?)
Cork (555 Km)(CO2?)
Dublin (449 Km)(CO2?)
Edinburgh (533 Km)(CO2?)
Glasgow (554 Km)(CO2?)
Guernsey (273 Km)(CO2?)
Inverness (713 Km)(CO2?)
Isle of Man (403 Km)(CO2?)
Leeds-Bradford (278 Km)(CO2?)
Manchester (242 Km)(CO2?)
Newcastle (404 Km)(CO2?)
Newquay (338 Km)(CO2?)
Shannon (593 Km)(CO2?)