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Spending the night in Heathrow

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Spending the night in Heathrow

We are flying into Heathrow at 8:40pm on American and have a flight out on Turkish Air at 6:55am.

I'm wondering if it makes sense to go out through customs and then back in again around 5am for the Turkish flight.

Anyone have experience with this type of thing?

I booked a "pod" (Yotel) but I'm not sure if the AA gate or the Turkish Air gates are anywhere near where the pods are. Anybody know?

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1. Re: Spending the night in Heathrow

I honestly think you'd be better off with the pod, at that hour.

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2. Re: Spending the night in Heathrow

I don't think that you can stay air side overnight (though I may be wrong). Personally I would go for the Yotel. It's located at Terminal 4, so you'll have to make your way there from T5 using either the train (change at Central), or the free buses.

Turkish operates from T3, so to get there in the morning you would take the train from T4 to Central, and then a short walk.

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3. Re: Spending the night in Heathrow

Website for Heathrow:


just make sure you allow yourself enough time in the morning.

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4. Re: Spending the night in Heathrow

You won't be allowed to stay airside overnight. You will go through passport control, collect bags and then through to Arrivals.

Before you go to T4 for the Yotel, stop at the M&S Simply Food in the Arrivals hall at T3 for (I suspect) a better selection of snacks and drinks than at the Yotel.

You might be able to catch the 555 from the Central Bus Station to T4, but if the timing doesn't work you'll need to go to Heathrow Central (as USBT mentioned) for the free HEX shuttle to T4. tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/…heathrow.pdf …tfl.gov.uk/user/AHF/TLJJP12P1__000000cf.pdf

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