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London City

Airbus 318 at London City.

Travel in style from London City airport, including our Business Class only service to New York

London City airport has one terminal and is situated in the heart of the City of London.

Which London airport and terminal?

British Airways flights also depart from London Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5, London Gatwick and London Stansted.

Check which London airport terminal you need


There is a dedicated British Airways check-in area where we offer check-in kiosks, bag drop desks and dedicated check-in for premium customers.

Check-in desks open at 5:00am and Bag Drop desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time (from 5:30am).

If you have checked in online or on your mobile, you can print your boarding pass at a check-in kiosk or download it using the BA app.

If you are travelling with hand baggage only and already have your boarding pass, you can go straight through security to the gate.

Be on time for your flight

Please make sure you have enough time to check in, get through security and to your flight on time:

  • check in no later than 20 minutes before your flight departs
  • enter security at least 35 minutes before your flight departs
  • be at the boarding gate at least 10 minutes before your flight departs

If you do not meet these times you will not be accepted for travel.

collapsedshowClub World London City - our Business Class only service to New York

Club World London City is our 32-seat Business Class only service between London City airport and New York JFK.

It couldn't be easier to travel to the airport from the City of London and we have arranged much shorter check-in times for your convenience.

You can also use a British Airways check-in kiosk to print your baggage tags even if you have already printed your boarding pass at home. When you have printed your baggage tags, please drop your tagged baggage at one of the Bag Drop desks.

You can take advantage of OnAir capability during the flight, allowing you to send emails or texts from your mobile phone.

You will clear customs at Shannon* en route to New York, speeding up your journey through the airport on arrival in New York.

The entire experience is designed to maximise your time, so you arrive in New York relaxed and ready for business.

*This service is available on flight BA001 only.

More information about Club World London City

collapsedshowBag Drop

You can use a British Airways check-in kiosk to print your baggage tags. Once you have attached them to your bags, please take them to one of the Bag Drop desks.

Alternatively, you can take your checked baggage to one of our Bag Drop desks to be tagged and sent on to your flight.

Print your boarding pass

To save time at the airport you can use Manage My Booking to check in 24 hours before your flight and print your boarding pass at home.

Manage My Booking

If you have used online or mobile check-in and need to print your boarding pass at the airport, you can collect it from a check-in kiosk or a check-in desk.


The British Airways check-in area offers:

  • 23 check-in kiosks
  • 4 check-in and bag drop desks
collapsedshowFast Track

Fast Track boarding is available for:

  • all customers travelling in Club Europe
  • British Airways Executive Club Gold Members
  • oneworld Emerald members
collapsedshowFlight connections

When you transfer from one flight to another in London, you need to make sure you get to your next flight on time. The London airports are located some distance apart.

Flight connections

collapsedshowLondon City transport links collapsedshowAirport parking

Parking at London City

Make your journey easier with our parking partners. Leave your car at a nearby car park with quick transfers, drop it off right outside the terminal with valet parking, or combine an overnight stay with parking and transfers at an airport hotel.

  • Earn 5 Avios per £1 spent when you pre-book parking
  • Secure and convenient

Find out more about parking and book