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Heathrow security, baggage and liquids

Heathrow security guide

Hand baggage: Two bags maximum, no larger than 56cm x 45cm x 45cm No liquids, gels, creams or pastes in containers over 100ml Sharps: No blades over 6cm allowed in hand baggage Forbidden: items which may not be taken on an aircraft, in hand luggage or hold luggage  

What can I take through security?

All passengers must pass through Heathrow security control after check-in and before entering the departure lounge. Read our Heathrow security guide.

Additional security checks

For the benefit of all passengers' security, passengers may be required to be screened using security (body) scanning equipment.

Further information on the use of security scanners can be found on our FAQs page or by visiting the Department for Transport website.