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Connecting within London Heathrow

There are five terminals at Heathrow:

  • Terminals 1 (currently closed), 2 and 3, which are connected and a short walk from each other
  • Terminal 4
  • Terminal 5; the A Gates are in the main terminal building, B and C Gates are in separate satellite buildings connected by a transit train from the main terminal

British Airways operates from London Heathrow Terminal 3 and Terminal 5. To find out where your flight is departing from or arriving into you can use our Which London airport and terminal tool, or check your boarding pass and the information screens once you're at the airport.

If you need any help, please contact a member of British Airways staff. The British Airways Customer Service desks for flight connections are located in:

  • Terminal 3: after Flight Connections Security.
  • Terminal 5: in the Flight Connections area before Security.

Connecting between other London airports

Connecting times between London airports.

British Airways flights operate from four different airports in London. Click on the map to see the minimum amount of time you'll need to connect between all the London airports that British Airways flies from.

If you are connecting between airports, you'll need to check that you have the correct documents to enter the UK.

Check if you need a UK visa

Connecting at non-UK airports