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London Heathrow Terminal 3 Departures.

Which London airport and terminal?

British Airways flights also operate to and from Heathrow Terminal 5, as well as London City, Gatwick and Stansted airports. Check which London airport and terminal your British Airways flight will depart from or arrive into.

Flight information

Check when your flight arrives or departs


You must meet the following times or you will not be allowed to travel:

  • Check-in closes 60 minutes before long haul flights depart, and 45 minutes before short haul flights depart.
  • Pass through Security at least 35 minutes before your flight departs.
  • Be at the boarding gate at least 20 minutes before your flight departs. More about boarding.


London Heathrow is a large airport and for international flights it usually takes about 40 minutes to get to the Arrivals hall.

Flight connections

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Find out everything you need to know about flight connections with British Airways, including travelling between London airports.

Flight connections

Disability and mobility assistance

If you need additional help for your journey, e.g. for getting through the airport, boarding the aircraft, or reaching your onward travel connections, please let us know at least 48 hours before you travel at Manage My Booking and we can arrange this for you with Heathrow airport.

Help points after security are available in the additional seating area behind World Duty Free.

More about disability assistance

Getting to and from the airport

Airport maps

View maps of London Heathrow Terminal 3