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LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

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LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

We're departing LHR in Oct. on a BA flight. We've arriving at Terminal 4 with a group that is departing from there. What is the best way to get to Terminal 5 departures, and howlong would it take? Thanks.

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1. Re: LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

Hi, you'd be best if airside to catch one of the airport connections buses every few minutes otherwise catch the free shuttle train if landslide I'll just say if you are continuing on another flight the connections bus is the best option as it keeps you on the airside part of the terminal.

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2. Re: LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

"We've arriving at Terminal 4 with a group that is departing from there."

If you're arriving by coach (and are therefore not 'airside'), head for the Heathrow Express station. You catch a shuttle train to T123 (or Heathrow Central or whatever they curently call it), then take a Heathrow Express to T5. Those transfers are both free. (Note that transfers by Underground ("Tube") are not free.)

If you're with a group travelling to T4 on the Tube (Piccadilly Line), get off the train at Hatton Cross and wait for a train to T5, usually the next train on the line.

Edited: 30 July 2012, 17:40
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3. Re: LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

How are you arriving at Heathrow? Are you flying into Heathrow or coming by land from London or elsewhere in the UK?

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4. Re: LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

Follow the advice on the Heathrow Airport website depending on if you are connecting between flights or not

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

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5. Re: LHR transfer from Terminal 4 departures to Terminal 5

If you will arrive by coach, then from stop 7 take either the 482 or 490 to T5. tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/…heathrow-t4.pdf

Taking the free HEX shuttle will mean a change at Heathrow Central; I think the bus journey would be an easier propoisiton.

Buses at T5 stop on the Arrivals level; there are lifts up to the Departures level. Trolleys for bags are free of charge at all LHR terminal buildings.

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