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1. Posted by elliot_aus (Full Member 61 posts) 11y

currently in the uk and have a working holiday maker visa - just wondering what customs is like coming back into heathrow (terminal 2) from part of the eu - im coming from greece - and have 2 hours between my arrival and my flight to paris from terminal 4! Will this be enough time to get through customs and then take the heathrow express between terminals?

hope i havent confused everyone - i am confused now!!!

Any help would be great!
thanks heaps!

2. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

as non EU passport holder you might expect a que - if it's a long one at terminal 2 you can walk 3 min to terminal 1 emmigration where there are shorter (on condition your main luggage will be transfered on Paris flight authomatically - it happens when you travel with this same airline or they are part of this same network).

there is a shuttle bus to terminal 4 - heathrow express will take you straight to Paddington in the centre of town.

2h should be enough - but seat at any empty chair near the airplanes door and run first to emmigration.

3. Posted by kenner85 (Budding Member 15 posts) 11y

I might have been lucky but i had no problems and i am a NO EU passport holder, just depends on the day i think.

4. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

depends how many flights do come at this same time and how many emmigration officers do bother to work. Sometimes it's around 30 min waiting

5. Posted by elliot_aus (Full Member 61 posts) 11y

I am taking different flights, so i have to get out of emmigration - and then get my bag, take the heathrow express to terminal 4, and then check in again - MIGHT be cutting it a bit fine! - specially if any of my flights are delayed - might just pay the extra £30 and change my flight to an hour or so later - hmm...
thoughts on the matter?!

6. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

don't take the heathrow express - you will land in Paddington!