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  • 1 hour enough between flights within T2?
    Dec 31, 2015
    I'm wondering if it's worth the risk of the short connection time but great itinerary for me: Arrive UA931 at 7:55 and leave on Swiss Air LX353 at 8:55--all within T2. Both flights are on through United. Thanks in advance for any advice.


    That should be enough time if both flights are on the same reservation.


  • Flight connection
    Dec 21, 2015
    I fly in to terminal 2 from Bangkok flight Thai 916 arriving on 5/2/16 at 19.35pm. I was hoping to catch a connecting flight BA 1478 to Glasgow departing at 21.00pm on the same day. I will have hold baggage. Will this be possible or am I best to book a hotel and get a flight the next day Thanks


    No, that wouldn't be possible. Get a hotel.


  • Transit Visa
    Dec 16, 2015
    I hold an Indian Passport and a valid U.S. Green Card. I am looking at BA flight from a US airport (to be determined) to Frankfurt, Germany transiting through LHR..The transit time is ~ 2-5 hrs. Also will have a confirmed ticket both ways. Question is: Do I need a transit visa for transiting at LHR airport? I looked at the website but it is not very clear. Any definitive response and or recent experiences please..


    Both the fact that you have a US Green Card and that you will presumably have a Schengen visitor visa (to enter Germany) exempt you from needing a UK Transit Visa.


  • Connection time
    Dec 6, 2015
    arrive by British Airways flight at 9:05am in Terminal 5 and then catch 11:05AM British Airways flight from Terminal 5 at 11:05AM.Whether 2 hours is enough to catch 11:05AM onward flight and is there a security check again done. Can I walk to catch flight from the same terminal or there is a train to be taken Thanks in advance


    You should be able to walk to your departure gate.


  • Connection time
    Dec 7, 2015
    I arrive by British Airways flight at 9:05am in Terminal 5 and then catch 11:05AM British Airways flight from Terminal flight at 11:05AM.Whether 2 hours is enough to catch 11:05AM onward flight and is there a security check again done. Thanks in advance


    Where are you flying into London from and where are you flying to? That should be enough time.


    I am flying from Newark New jersey US and going to Delhi India.


  • Flight Connections Between AA Miami and BA Nairobi
    Dec 3, 2015
    I will be flying into Heathrow on AA from Miami and connecting to BA to Nairobi with a one hour layover. Is this enough time to get to my connecting flight?


    It's possible. There's a shuttle inside the sterile area between T3 where you arrive and T5 where you depart.


    Thanks for the quick reply. Am I going to have to go through security, immigration or customs?


    Since you're not entering the UK and are coming from the US, no, you shouldn't have to.


  • Arrive LHR Brit Air
    Nov 19, 2015
    I am flying from Istanbul on BA arrive LHR 10.30am on saturday...arrive terminal 5..have only 2 hrs to get to Terminal 2 to fly United (standby) to US...too risky with luggage? Probably )- other option is go to Luton and transfer..maybe have to sleep over or go to CDG night before and fly early am fron Paris..thanks for any suggesitons!


    Yeah, I don't see how that would be possible.


  • how long?
    Nov 16, 2015
    how long will it take for a passenger to clear customs etc when arriving at Terminal 5 Heathrow at 2.45 this afternoon from USA


  • Enough time for connections?
    Nov 11, 2015
    We fly AA 86 from ORD to LHR in Feb '16 arr 8:35 AM and depart for FCO on British Air 0560 (term 5) at 12:45. Our return from FCO to LHR BA 0551 arr LHR 09:45 (term 5) and dip AA 11:50. Booked flights separately (AA and BA). will there be enough time for connections? We could just pack carry-ons if that helped.


    On your way there you should have plenty of time, but on the way back it will be difficult with checked bags unless you can get BA to check them through to Chicago in Rome.


    Thanks!! Does AA come and go terminal 3?


    Yes, all AA flights at Heathrow use Terminal 3.


  • travel time between terminals
    Oct 22, 2015
    How much time does it take to go from terminal 3 to 5? Thanks


    At least 30 minutes with the walking and waiting.


  • is time sufficient for t5 to t3 transit
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hi, i am travelling from chennai to phoenix via london. My flight reaches london by 1305 hrs and have to catch phoenix flight by 1435hrs from T5 to T3. Can i make it in time? what is usual security time in T3?


    It's difficult but possible.


  • Connection time?
    Dec 15, 2014
    I arrive London Heathrow from Madrid at 0950 (dont know which terminal) and leave terminal 5 at 1120 for Chicago. Is there time time for this connection (ie 1hr 30 ) and do i have to go thro security again.


    This question can't be answered unless we know what airlines you are flying


    Hi Zap sorry about that - Flt American 8816 operated by Iberia from Madrid to LHR dep 0820 arr 0950 and then Flt American 6195 operated by BA dep LHR 1120 arr O'Hare 1345.


    Both flights will be in Terminal 5. Yes you will have to go through security but you will not have to go through UK Immigration.


    Once many thanks for your excellent input - just one thing more will we have enough time for the connection at Heathrow ?


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