London Heathrow - Terminal 5

Terminal 5 is situated between the north and south runways and is Heathrow's newest addition. It was opened by the Queen in 2008 and is the new home of British Airways.

Built at a cost of £4.3bn it took 19years to complete from inception. It's impressive design and state of the art facilities has heralded a new chapter and a vital addition to the Heathrow's continued evolution. The new terminal has provided Heathrow with much needed space and facilities to deal with the ever increasing number of passengers to the UK.

It is the largest free standing building in the UK and is approximately 5 times the size of terminal 4. Terminal 5 has been designed to streamline your journey through Heathrow. That means you will spend less time queuing, walking and waiting. The shopping is likened to Bond or Oxford Street with designer and luxury brands all under one roof. Restaurants include fine dining to coffee and pastries. It has all you ever need and more.

The terminal building also has Wi-Fi hot spots provided by BT Openzone, The Cloud and T-Mobile.


Terminal 5 is used exclusively by British Airways and 92% of all BA flights from Heathrow depart or arrive at terminal 5.

Flight Connections

With the sheer number and frequency of flights out of Heathrow this makes it the perfect Hub for World travel. Below is a guide to assist you in making your flight connections if you need to change terminals:

Terminal 5 international connecting to Terminals 1, 2, 3 & 4 international

Step by step connection guide

On leaving the aircraft follow the signs for flight connections. A dedicated bus service that leaves every 6-10mins will take you to Terminal 1, 2, 3 & 4 free of charge. Your hand baggage needs to conform to UK and EU regulations and will be checked at this point.

You will now pass through security screening. Once you have cleared security you will have access to all the facilities in the Terminal departure lounge.

Latitude 51.4703
Longitude -0.4900
Address Heathrow Airport, 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AP, United Kingdom