Connecting through London Heathrow - Between Canada & UK or Ireland

Air Canada flights arrive at Terminal 3.
On leaving the aircraft, please follow the overhead Flight Connections signs.

Connecting flights to the UK and the Republic of Ireland depart from Terminal 1. A dedicated bus will take you to the Flight Connection Centre.
Have all documentation in hand. You are required to pass through Passport Control/Immigration.
Security screening takes place at the transfer area.
Departure screens will show flight and gate information 1 hour prior to departure.
Your carry-on baggage will be verified at this point. The Government of the UK limits passengers to one piece of carry-on baggage. This rule is strictly enforced at all security checkpoints.
Your checked baggage will be delivered to your final destination and will automatically be transferred by Air Canada during each connection, unless advised otherwise at check-in.
If you require additional information regarding your connection, Air Canada has a transfer counter at the Flight Connection Centre.


Connecting through London Heathrow - Between Canada & International


Air Canada flights arrive at Terminal 3.
On leaving the aircraft, please follow the overhead Flight Connections signs.

If your connecting flight departs from Terminal 1, 2 or 4, you will be required to board a dedicated bus that will take you to your departure Terminal or the Flight Connection Centre.
If your connecting flight departs from Terminal 3, follow the Flight Connections signs to the Terminal 3 transfer area.
Security screening takes place at the transfer area.
Departure screens will show flight and gate information 1 hour prior to departure.
Your carry-on baggage will be verified at this point. The Government of the UK limits passengers to one piece of carry-on baggage. This rule is strictly enforced at all security checkpoints.
Your checked baggage will be delivered to your final destination and will automatically be transferred by Air Canada during each connection, unless advised otherwise at check-in.
If you require additional information regarding your connection, Air Canada has a transfer counter in Terminal 3 and at the Flight Connection Centre.
Download the printable "Getting Around" [PDF] brochure which contains directions for all types of connections within this airport.