Holidays from London Heathrow Airport

Home to two runways, 81 airlines and four terminals, say hello to the UK’s busiest airport, London Heathrow. You can tick off award-winning, first-class facilities and wish-list destinations, because holidays from Heathrow Airport are hard to beat.

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Almost a century old

Since opening in 1929, this Heathrow Airport has seen upwards of 250,000 passengers in one single day. Yes, you read that right.

After starting off as a military aircraft base, Heathrow Airport has come a long way. In 1950 the airport had six runways arranged in the shape of a hexagram, with a permanent passenger terminal right in the centre.

The success of Heathrow airport has meant they’ve since had to accommodate for its whopping 75.1 million passengers a year, now boasting more fantastic features than ever before. Holidays from London Heathrow are the best around and it’s time you find out why.

The world is your oyster

Soaring down the runway, 1,293 flights a day take holidaymakers to over 190 destinations and 82 countries.

Whether you’re heading on your next summer holiday or booked to catch some winter sun, holidays from Heathrow airport will get it started in the right way. The top destination is none other than the United Arab Emirates’ crown jewel, Dubai, and in second was the glorious New York City. But, with so many hotspots to choose from, you can visit almost anywhere you’d like.

Fancy the eternal sun of Tenerife? Or how about the soft sands of Cyprus with the family, or an adventurous trip to Hong Kong City. You can cover all corners of the globe with flights from Heathrow Airport.

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A myriad of terminals, shops and eateries

Terminal one closed in June 2015, leaving you with terminals two, three, four and five.

Expect the hours to feel like minutes in London Heathrow Airport. After all, you don’t win the World’s Best Airport for Shopping without fantastic splurging options.

With all the retail exclusives, designer treats and gourmet cuisine, a FastTrack pass through security seems like a fantastic idea. Get to the shops and restaurants quicker and get that holiday started.

There are 80 shops scattered around each terminal, from your classic World Duty Free to the Italian fashion house of Valentino. It’ll be hard not to spend some serious cash in here, but lucky for you, there’s always the ‘I’m on holiday’ excuse.

In fact, you can even get yourself a personal shopper, have your purchases delivered home and visit the other terminals to explore what they have to offer, just use the terminal transfer option.

If that hasn’t tempted you, there are 40 tasty restaurants covering a range of cuisines. Whether you fancy a family meal in the lovable Giraffe or want to give something a little more upper-class a try in the Fortnum & Mason Champagne Bar, there’s something to entice everyone’s taste buds. If you’re in a rush – or just want to spend more time shopping – you can pick up light bites and drinks from eateries like Costa, Starbucks or Pret a Manger. 

You’ll need an excuse to visit again, so use the free Wi-Fi to book up your next cheap holiday from Heathrow Airport. If you’re travelling with little ones, you can do all this while they enjoy the soft play areas.

On the other hand, 34% of passengers flying from Heathrow Airport are heading on business trips, so it only makes sense to have seven airport lounges, where workers can get that much needed quiet space. With tailored food and drink service, unlimited Wi-Fi, private suites and showering facilities, it can take your airport stay from great to amazing.

Of course you don’t have to be travelling for business to take advantage of these, they can be great for celebrating special occasions or just simply upgrading your holiday from the get-go.

Frequently asked questions about London Heathrow Airport

Getting to London Heathrow Airport couldn’t be simpler, no matter the mode of transport.

Heathrow Airport is only 24 kilometres away from central London, making it easily accessible for all.


For the quickest link between central London and Heathrow, there are two services to choose from.

The Heathrow Express is a 15-minute train journey and departs every 15 minutes. There’s also the Heathrow Connect which departs every 30 minutes and calls at local stations in west London, making the journey quick and convenient.

London’s Underground Piccadilly Line provides the most cost-effective rail route for those on a budget. The journey time is usually under an hour and stops off at each terminal.


Heading to terminal two or three by car? These are very close together at the centre of the airport site. Just exit the M4 or M25, then follow the signs. However, if you’ve got a sat-nav on hand, use postcode TW6 1EW for terminal two and TW6 1QG for terminal three.

Situated at the southern part of the airport with a separate entrance is terminal four. Use postcode TW6 3XA and you’ll arrive directly outside the terminal doors.

The route is well sign posted once you exit the M25 at junction 14, you can follow the signposts to your chosen car park. If you’re coming from the M4, leave junction 4b and head toward the M25 south.

Last but not least, you’ll find terminal five on the western perimeter road, this is its own access road, reached from junction 14 off the M25. Use postcode TW6 2GA.

London Heathrow Airport parking has options for everyone. 

The short stay car park is ideal for dropping passengers off, or those short business trips and long weekend getaways. It’s just a two minute walk from the terminal and couldn’t be easier.

For longer trips, the long stay car park is more ideal and it’s just a short shuttle bus ride from the terminal doors. The buses run regularly and are free, so you’ll be there in no time.

If you’re looking for some premium service the Meet & Greet parking is the most hassle free. Simply drive up, leave your keys with the staff and head through those terminal doors. Once you return, there will be no waiting around, you’ll just jump in your car and you’re off.

There’s plenty more options for parking at London Heathrow and you can use Holiday Extras to find great deals.

Stay in one of the London Heathrow hotels between layovers, before an early morning flight or upon return to extend your holiday. There’s a selection of great options suitable for everyone. This is also a cost efficient way to combine your stay and hotel parking.

At terminal four, 4* sensation the Hilton has three restaurants, a fitness centre and a business area – who needs an All Inclusive holiday from Heathrow Airport when you have all this right at your fingertips! There is even a YOTEL for those of you who fancy something Japanese-inspired. There’s many more hotels available to you at different price ranges and with varying amenities.

Located right in the departure lounge of terminal three you’ll find the No1 lounges, with single rooms that can be rented out for a couple of hours for those who fancy a siesta between layovers.

For those of you who want a night in London’s bustling city centre, there’s a hotel hoppa bus, operated by the National Express, which will pick you up from your hotels in surrounding airport areas.