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Heathrow Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 Connection time

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Heathrow Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 Connection time

Hi,

I am flying in to Heathrow terminal 3 in 2 weeks time and have only 55 minutes to make my connecting flight. The LHR website says 60 minutes is the connection time including security etc ,

though it also says it is only a 10 minute walk between terminals 3 and 1. would it be faster to walk than get the shuttle.?

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1. Re: Heathrow Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 Connection time

Have you booked a through ticket, or have you got separate tickets? As well, if you're flying from Belfast your flight will arrive at T1 - is your next flight from T3? I suspect so. If you have to collect your bags at T1 then check in and go through Security at T3 you will not make the flight.

If you have a through ticket and your bag will be checked through, you will have to hope that your flight to T1 has zero delays on departure and arrival, and does not have to wait more than a minute to get on stand. I suggest you try to obtain a seat as near the front of the plane as possible in order to get moving as quick as you can.

After you disembark you'll need to go to Flight Connections and take a bus to T3. At T3 you'll go through Security then through to Departures.

If your flight from Belfast arrives at a busy time and there are queues at Flight Connections Security, you won't get to the gate before the flight closes.

Please let us know the airline(s) with which you've booked, the times of arrival and departure and your destination from (presumably) T3; let us know as well if you have a through ticket or separate tickets.

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2. Re: Heathrow Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 Connection time

Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 connections require a MINIMUM of 75 minutes - and that is with a through ticket and your luggage checked through.

heathrowairport.com/heathrow-airport-guide/f…

Edited: 29 September 2013, 09:41
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3. Re: Heathrow Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 Connection time

Belfast flights leave from T1 so OP is coming from outside the UK, therefore there will be immigration checks.

Can't see how they can do it unless everything goes to schedule and they land early

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