Heathrow Airport Terminal 1
Terminals 1, 2 & 3 are all located in the centre of the airport and are within walking distance of each other via underground walkways. Terminal 4 is located on the south side of the airport, and can be reached from Terminals 1, 2 & 3 via the free inter-terminal transfer service on the Heathrow Express train, which takes approximately eight minutes.
Terminal 1 handles all domestic flights, most UK airline departures to Europe plus Aer Lingus, Alliance, Cyprus Airways, EL AL, Finnair, Icelandair, Virgin Express and South African Airways flights.
Check-in desks for international flights are located in the middle and on the right of the concourse.
- International flights - check in 3 hours prior to departure
- European flights - check in 2 hours prior to departure
- Domestic flights - check in 1 hour prior to departure
Boarding usually begins around 45 minutes before departure
Heathrow Airport Terminal 1 Airlines:
- Aer Lingus EI 0845 973 7747
- Alliance Y2 0845 307 7777
- BMI British midland BM 0870 607 0555
- British Airways BA 0870 850 9850
- Cyprus Airways CY 020 8359 1333
- EI Al Israel LY 020 7957 4100
- Finnair AY 020 7408 1222
- Icelandair FI 020 7874 1000
- LOT Polish Airlines LO 020 7580 5037
- Manx Airlines JE 0845 725 6256
- South African Airways SA 020 8897 3645
- Virgin Express TV 020 7744 0004
Terminal 1 Departures:
Bureaux de Change: Two Bureaux de Change in retail shopping area
Travelex open: 05:30 to 22:00
ICE open: 06:00 to 21:00.
Cash Dispensers:None on Departures level. Nearest are on the ground floor near the International Arrivals Meeting Point.
Food and Drink, Meals, light refreshments and bars: on the mezzanine level above the shopping area.
There is a self service restaurant and a burger bar on the Departures level near the domestic gates.
Information Desk: None on Departures level. Nearest in the Arrivals area on the lower floor.
Left Luggage Located; on a mid floor between Arrivals and Departures. Access by stairs, lift/elevator or up- escalator. Open 06:00 - 23:00, all items £6.50 per day (or part day).
Luggage Trolleys: Free and plentiful, available on forecourt and occasionally in the Short Stay car parks.
Pay Phones : In various areas, some with fax facility.
Postal Services: Mail boxes in Departures area by the entry doors in the middle of the terminal. The nearest Post Office is in Terminal 2.
Shopping: There is a limited range of outlets on the Departures level. For a wider selection at better prices go Airside to the duty free outlets.
Toilets : With baby care, showers and disabled facilities near Domestic Departures gate.
Additional toilets near International Departures security area.
Terminal 1 Arrivals:
Bureau de Change: There is a Travelex Bureaux de Change in the Baggage Reclaim area (open 05:30 to 22:00) and one in the Arrivals meeting area (open same times).
Cash Dispensers: Near the International Arrivals meeting point.
Food and Drink : Heathrow Airport Light refreshments only on the Arrivals level.
Information Desk: General airport enquiries desk located in the middle of the floor towards the back wall.
Left Luggage: Located on a mid floor between Arrivals and Departures. Access by stairs, lift/elevator or up- escalator. Open 06:00 - 23:00, all items £6.50 per day (or part day).
Luggage Trolleys: - plentiful and free in Baggage Reclaim.
Pay Phones: In Baggage Reclaim and throughout the terminal.
Postal Services: Mail box and stamp machine beside the Information desk in the main Arrivals area. Nearest Post Office is in Terminal 2.
Toilets: In Baggage Reclaim with disabled and baby change facilities. Also at Domestic Arrivals end of the building.
Terminal 1 Airside:
Bureaux de Change: Two Bureaux de Change, Thomas Cook (open earliest to latest flight) and ICE (open 06:00 - 21:00).
Food and Drink: Selection of catering outlets includes table and self service restaurants, snacks, a seafood bar and two bars.
Pay Phones: In various areas. New table top payphones in the additional seating area past Café Select
Postal Services: There is a transparent mail bin as you clear passport control and enter the Airside lounge.
Toilets: Toilets with disabled and baby changing facilities are available at each end of the lounge.