Heathrow Airport Terminal 2

Used by over 16 million passengers to both domestic and international destinations via 29 airlines.

Arriving Passengers

Arrivals for international arriving passengers and baggage reclaim are on Level 1 of Terminal 2

Checking in / Departures

Check-in is located on the top floor of Terminal 2. Flight Arrivals are located on Level 1 while Flight Departures can be found on Level 5 (Check-in level) and Level 4 (Gates A1-A26).


Recommended Check in Time 

  • International flights: Minimum 3 hours
  • European flights: Minimum 2 hours
  • Domestic flights: Minimum 90 minutes
Boarding usually begins around 45 minutes before departure but please check with your airline.


Self Service Check-in

Self service check-in is available with most airlines; it is simple and safe to use and can save you a lot of time at the airport. Self service check-in is available in kiosks located near the standard check-in desks.


Flight Connections 

International connections do not require going through Immigration but all International to Domestic connections do. Domestic to International connecting passengers can use special Immigration check points if baggage is already checked.

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Airlines at Terminal 2

Terminal 2 mainly deals with flights to European destinations; there will also be a few long-haul flights. The airlines currently based at Terminal 2 are