Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
We've collected all the essential ‘must-know’ Heathrow Terminal 4 information you could ever need, so that you can get your trip off to a flying start!
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Parking
With a wide range of parking options available for Heathrow Terminal 4, you’re sure to find the perfect service for your needs. If you’re looking for luxury then browse our selection meet and greet services, where you’ll arrive at the check-in desks in style. Or if it’s budget parking you’re after, check out our range of off- and on-airport car parks. Whatever your preferred car park, booking with APH will not only guarantee you a space, you’ll also save enjoy big savings over turn-up-and-park rates.View airport parking
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Hotels & Parking
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Hotels
Heathrow is served by a wide selection of great hotels, so why not enjoy a pre-flight stop-over at one of these handy Heathrow hotels.View Airport Hotels
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Lounges
Is the crowded departure lounge getting on top of you? Head to an exclusive lounge and recline in an oasis of calm before your flight, as you relax with a meal and catch up on the latest news with a complimentary newspaper. Find out about airport lounges here.View Airport Lounges
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Essential Information
If you’re flying from Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Terminal, we’ve collected the essential ‘must-know’ information you’ll need to ensure your trip gets off to the perfect stress-free start:
View a map of the terminal
Find your way around with this Terminal 4 interactive map.
Flight check-in details
Heathrow provides the following guidelines for when you should check-in for domestic, European and non-European international flights:
Long-haul and El Al:
Three hours before scheduled departure
Two hours before scheduled departure
UK and Ireland flights:
90 minutes before scheduled departure
Many airlines operate an online check-in service to let passengers select seats, print boarding passes and save time at the airport. Heathrow advises customers to check with their carrier to see if an online check-in service is offered.
Online and mobile check-in
Some airlines offer a mobile check-in service. Users of the service can have a boarding card sent directly to their smartphone. Once again, check with your airline to see if it offers this handy, time-saving check-in option.
Facilities for disabled passengers
Heathrow Airport offers assistance to passengers with reduced mobility or special requirements. Find out more and plan your trip through the airport with the help of this online guide: Heathrow’s services for passengers with reduced mobility here.
Along with a mainline railway and London Underground access from central London, APH offers Heathrow Terminal 4 parking options from long-stay to short-stay, on- and off-airport and meet and greet parking. Just log on to APH.com now and enter your details to get instant online quotes covering all these options.
Family assistance lanes
These lanes give extra help to families travelling with young kids in buggies when passing through security. Just look out for the 'Family Assistance' lane signs.
Splash the cash at designer stores like Alexander McQueen or Burberry at T4; there’s some great shopping on offer… check out the shops that Terminal 4 has to offer here.
Where to eat
From cafes for quick bites, to some serious fine dining; there’s an eatery to suit everyone at T4; check out the full list of Terminal 4 restaurants here.
Area for kids
Looking for a way to keep the kids occupied? Head for a play area, where they can enjoy slides and a soft play area; there’s also separate baby and junior areas. Suitable for kids aged 0-9, and open from 06:00-21:00. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Find it in the departure lounge, after security, on way to Gates 1-6.
If you need to be connected, T4 offers WiFi throughout the terminal, you can find all the essential information here.
Charging mobile devices
If your phone or tablet is running low, Heathrow Airport offers free Power Pole charging stations in all terminals. These can be found before and after security and are compatible with UK and European plugs as well as USB cables.
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities are available both before and after security; just follow the signs. Alternatively, download a map of Terminal 4 here.
Luggage trolleys are available at Heathrow Airport, you find the essential details here.
Looking to ditch your heavy bags but check-in doesn’t open for hours? Head to one of T4’s luggage storage facilities! Bags can be stored for anything between a few hours and 90 days. All items are subject to security checks including x-rays and random hand searches.
If you have a last-minute medical issue, Boots has pharmacies before and after security. View opening times and locations of Boots Pharmacies at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 here.
Remember to buy baby milk from the airside store to avoid it being confiscated at security. Order your after-security milk collection here.
Locations of the multi-faith prayer rooms in Terminal 4 are:
Check-in Zone G, before security
Departure lounge, after security, near Gate 5b
Airports are exciting places, and nowhere in the UK has more to see than Heathrow. At Terminal 4 head to View Heathrow Observation Deck between Gates 15 and 16; offering a panoramic view of the runway, View Heathrow is equipped with binoculars and touch screens to track flights.
In the departure lounge make your way to AMT and Costa coffee bars for the best views.