London Heathrow Airport Terminal 1

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LHR - London Heathrow Airport Terminal 1

London Heathrow informationThe official meeting point at Heathrow Terminal 1 is in the international arrivals area, opposite the BAA information desk and next to the London Underground escalator.

The following airlines provide lounges for their business and first class passengers departing from Terminal 1: Aer Lingus, Alliance, British Airways, Bmi, Brussels Airlines, El Al, Finnair, Cyprus Airways, Icelandair and South African Airways. Please contact your individual airline for information on opening times, eligibility and facilities. Or you can book a lounge online by clicking on www.baa.lounges

Arrivals at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 1

London Heathrow arrivalsTerminal 1 has two arrivals area, International and UK and Republic of Ireland.  International arrivals is on the ground floor and this is where you will collect your luggage.UK and Ireland is on the first floor, again this is where you will collect your luggage before going through customs.

Terminal 1 and 2 are in the same building. Terminal 3 is also easy to reach by foot from terminals 1 and 2.

However, if you are transfer to or from terminal 4 to the other 3 terminals you will have to use the Heathrow Express Train which is free and takes around 8 minutes to travel to the other terminals.

Departures at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 1

London Heathrow departuresWhen you arrive at Terminal 1 you will need to go to the first floor for check in.  Check the monitors as you walk in to see which zone and number desk you should check in at.  Zones are denoted by A B C etc. Flights from this terminal are for UK/domestic and Ireland only.

Remember to allow plenty of time to check in as there will probably be long queues, particularly during busy periods such as summer holidays and Bank Holidays.

The general rule for checking in is:

UK and Ireland flights, check in 90 minutes prior to departure
European flights, check in 2 hours prior to departure
Long haul destinations, including El Al passengers, check in 3 hours prior to departure

You do have the option of self service check in at the airport and also on line check in.
This saves lots of time queuing, although you still may have to queue for a short while at the baggage drop desk.

Shopping in Terminal 1

Shopping in terminal 5There are plenty of places to do some last minute shopping for your holiday, purchase some books or magazines for your journey or buy some duty free goods at all four of the Heathrow terminals.

Listed below are all the retail outlets at Heathrow Airport Terminal 1, their location and opening hours.

OUTLET LOCATION DETAILS

Accessorize

Before Security

Fashion accessories
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8754 0555

Austin Reed

Before  & After Security

Men and Women's clothing leisure wear and formal
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8754 0430

Bally

After Security

Shoes, handbags etc
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8564 8781

Best of the Best Super Cars

After Security

Competition to win a top of the range car i.e. Ferrari etc.
Open 06.00 to 21.00

The Body Shop

Before Security

Skin care, cosmetics etc.
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8759 0243

Boots

After Security
at Gate 5

Before Security

Cosmetics, skin care and travel essentials
Open for all flights
Pharmacy available
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8897 2629

Burberry

After Security

Fashionable clothing for men and women
open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8759 8160

Chocolate Box

After Security

Chocolates and gifts
Open 05.30 to 21.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 2649

The Cigar House x 2

After Security

 

Before Security

A wide range of cigars and pipes
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 7492

Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 7492

Clarks

After Security

Shoes and sandals
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8564 8004

Collection

After Security

Handbags
Open 05.45 to 22.00
0044 (0)20 8745 7694

National Shoeshine

After Security

Shoe cleaning
Open 06.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)1592 582 730

Rolling Luggage

Before Security

Luggage and accessories
Open 06.00 to 21.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8759 5464

Spectrum Interactive

After Security

Fixed terminals for use of internet and emails
Pay by Euro, pound coin or credit card
Open 24 hours

WHSmith

Arrivals

 

 

Before Security

 

After Security

Newspapers, magazines, books and snacks
Open 05.30 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8564 8241

Open 05.00 to 22.30
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8564 8241

Open 05.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8564 8241

World Duty Free x 2 shops

After Security

 

 

After Security

Tax and duty free alcohol, tobacco, perfumes, cosmetics etc.
Open 06.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 6714

Open for all flights
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 2027

World Shopping

After Security

Wines, spirits, fragrances etc.
Open 06.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)8745 2027

 

Bars, Restaurants & Cafes in Terminal 1

Birmingham Airport bars and restaurantsAs you would expect of a large international airport like Heathrow, there are plenty of places offering you a great choice of where to get something to eat and drink, either before you check in or when you are waiting in the departures lounge.

Listed below are all the various options, together with details of where they are located in Heathrow Airport Terminal 1 and the opening hours.

OUTLET LOCATION DESCRIPTION

Caffe Italia

Before Security

Pastas, paninis, breakfasts
Open 05.30 to 23.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8754 8815

Cafe Rouge

Before Security

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, drinks and snacks
Open 05.30 to 23.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8754 0244

Coffee Republic

Before Security

Coffees, teas, salads, sandwiches and more
Open 06.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8897 9112

Costa

Before Security

Coffees, teas, hot and cold snacks

O'Briens

Before Security

Sandwiches, salads, wraps and soups. 
Open 06.00 to 22.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8745 7446

Wetherspoons
The Skylark

Before Security

Pub offering pub food.
Children welcome
Open 05.00 to 23.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 88607 5650

Whistlestop

Before Security

Sandwiches, salads and snacks.  Also selling milk, bread etc on your return
Open 05.30 to 23.00
Telephone 0044 (0)20 8897 3005

 

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