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Transfers at Heathrow

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Transfers at Heathrow

I am booked on a return flight to New York fron Newcastle via Heathrow with BA. Does my luggage get checked through to New York. Also my flight from Newcastle lands at Heathrow at 7.25am and my flight to New York leaves at 8.30 am. Will I have enough time to catch this flight. Thank you for any answers

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If you are already booked, what can you do about it now?

If you are on one ticket, yes, your bag will be checked through to New York. I would think you could make this connection.

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Thank you for your comment

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If your flight is on time you'll have no problem making the connection.

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Going to N America, short transfers are no problem as you are straight into the terminal at Heathrow as soon as you walk off the flight from Newcastle.

Coming back, both times, in 2012 & 2013, with all the various checkpoints, security, immigration etc etc etc, means I've had to run for my Newcastle flight both times, despite my 1st flight arriving on time. Can't say I've been impressed with arrival at Heathrow at all, and I haven't been there when its been busy

Your luggage will be checked all the way through to New York

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As your flight arrives and you walk into T5, look for the purple Flight Connections signs. Following this route on a domestic to international connection within Terminal 5 avoid having to go through security again. (Unfortunately on the return journey there's no way to avoid it).

Don't stop and shop, whatever you do. Your flight will probably leave from T5B or T5C and you need to take a shuttle train to get there, but it's do-able.

Minimum connecting time for your outward journey is 60 minutes, and BA's computers won't sell a through ticket that has a connection below minimum.

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jaynewcastle11, your experience with BA and Heathrow concerning No. America flights to and from Newcastle mirror my and my family's experiences as well.

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