Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 30 Nov 2011
Total posts 35
Hello, I am flying on BA out of Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris in early January and wanted to check out the Qantas lounge in Terminal 3. I believe there is an airside bus connecting the terminals, just wondering if anyone knows if you can access T3 when your flight departs from T5 at Heathrow?
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 731
I can't see why not but allow an hour to get across to T5 as the bus and associated queue as well as T5 security can take a while.
Member since 22 Oct 2012
Total posts 250
My understanding is that Heathrow security won't let anyone departing on a flight from one terminal access any of the other terminals.
It's a pity, for the BA First Lounge in T5 is nothing special, and is often crowded and very hot inside, with bain-marie food, and drinks that are generally not cold.
Member since 11 Apr 2012
Total posts 86
Seems it can be done, if you're connecting:
"Once you land at T5 go to flight connections and get the bus to T3, clear security. Enjoy T3
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 08 Jun 2018
Total posts 144
You can only do that with a connecting flight, not just to check out alternative lounges. If you have a connecting flight and you do make it to T3 it is also worth checking out the excellent Cathay Pacific Lounge there.
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