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Heathrow Airport, opened on January 1, 1946, is the largest and busiest in Europe and is continuously growing. It operates with numerous domestic and international flights around the globe.
Official Website: heathrow.com
Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5, open 24 hours a day. Terminals 2 and 3 are linked through a pedestrian underpass, and there are free trains every 15-20 minutes to buildings 4 and 5. To move from Terminal 4 to 5 you must take bus 482 or 490.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 78 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +44 844 335 1801 / 203 368 8968. There are information desks in the Arrivals area of every terminal and passenger ambassadors throughout the enclosure in purple uniforms. On the ground floor of Terminal 5 there are also help screens.
Heathrow airport is located 24 km (15 miles) to the west of London.See Map
Car rental counters are found on the Arrivals level of all terminals.
Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +44 208 897 2100 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6000 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +44 344 544 4600 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3410 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3009 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +44 844 499 3399 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
There are several parking areas with security personnel, in addition to free spaces for motorcycles and valet parking service in every terminal from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm. Passenger drop-off zones at each terminal forecourt. More information: Tel +44 344 335 0901. Rates and reservations
Short Stay - Located next to each terminal, with charging stations for electric cars.
Long Stay - Three parking lots with shuttles every 10 minutes. The first 2 hours have no charge.
Business Parking - Areas closer to terminals 2, 3 and 5, with faster and more frequent buses.
Pod Parking - Exclusive car park for passengers flying out from Terminal 5, with automatic vehicles to the building.
Facilities include designated parking spaces, accessible transportation options, induction loops, adapted telephones and restrooms, contrasting signage, reserved seating areas and wheelchairs. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at the time of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. More information: Tel +44 844 335 1801.
Latest updates: March 24, 2018