Directions using satelite navigation to Terminal 4 the postcode to enter is TW6 3XA
Flights departing from Terminal 4 are mainly operated by British Airways (and partners) and KLM, to European and long-haul destinations.
Terminal 4 check in desks are situated on the 1st floor of the terminal
The information given below regarding the check in times is given as a guideline only and is subject to change, check your tickets or get in touch with your carrier for up to date information.
Long Haul Flights - 3 hours before departure time
European Flights- 2 hours before departure time
Self Service check in
As well as the check in desk, self service is available for a limited number of operators although the number offering this service is increasing all the time. Using self service avoids standing in queues, saving time and is simple to use and safe, allowing you choose your seat and get your boarding card. The self service can be done online or check in kiosks at the airport depending on the airline.
The following airlines provide kiosk self service at Heathrow Airport terminal 4
Passengers flying with British Airways and KLM (including passengers holding an e-ticket from Air France, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines) can also check in online for flights departing Terminal 4.
Online Check in
The following airlines provide online self service check in from Heathrow's terminal 4
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Boarding is usually around 45 minutes prior to take off, but please check the monitors scattered around the airport regularly to get details of the correct departure gate and boarding time.
Heathrow Terminal 4 Map (PDF)