Here you can find information that will you with your departures from Heathrow.
Where is the Check In?
There is lots of information on display at the Heathrow terminals for you to find the right place to check in. Firstly and very importantly you will need to know which terminal you need to check in.
Once you arrive at the terminal you will need to go to the locations of the check in desks.
Post code: TW6 1EW
Check-in is on the top floor of the building.
Post code: TW6 1QG
Check-in is on the ground floor of the departures building.
Post code: TW6 3XA
Check-in is on the first floor of the building
Post code: TW6 2GA
Check-in is at the top of the building
Once you arrive at the check-in area you can search for your flight on the monitors that are displayed at every entrance. You will be directed to zones that are clearly signposted by yellow illumanted cubes.
What time should I arrive?
Heathrow airport operates high security measures before you can pass through to the departure lounge. Because of this, it now takes longer than it did before. It is recommended that you arrive at the airport well ahead of time.
The suggested time to arrive depends on your destination. Please see the table below:
Long-haul flights 3 hours prior to the departure time
European flights 2 hours prior to the departure time
Domestic flights 90 minutes prior to the departure time