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Advice for transiting LHR on my way to NCE!

Advice for transiting LHR on my way to NCE!

  1. Wine Guy

    I am looking for some advice regarding transiting LHR on an upcoming trip. I am flying SFO – LHR on UA 901 arriving into Terminal 2 at 6:55 am. I am then flying LHR to NCE on BA 346 at 9:45 am (about a 3 hour layover). The BA flight departs from Terminal 5. The flights were purchased on separate tickets. I am planning on checking my bags on UA only to LHR, claiming them on the carousel and rechecking them with BA to NCE, as I have not had good luck with bags making inter-airline connections at LHR in the past. Here are my questions: 1) Will I have to clear customs / immigration to do this? 2) Will I have to be rescreened – or can I remain within the sterile area? 3) What’s the best way to get from Terminal 2 to Terminal 5? Thanks for any advice from the LHR experts!

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Welcome [USER=4336]@Wine Guy[/USER]
    1) yes
    2) rescreened
    3) I’ve only transited LHR once – on a single ticket, both flights on BA – and had to be rescreened so I am making an effort not to transfer there again whenever possible. Hopefully someone else can chime in on the best way to change terminals.

  3. David W

    The best way to go from T2 to T5 is probably the underground. I believe it’ll be free since you’re not leaving the airport.

  4. Anonymous

    You can take the Heathrow Express from T2 to T5 for no charge!

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