Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express is the non-stop train service running between Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London. Tickets are expensive, but you can find any current discount codes on our 'Avios Promos' page at the bottom. Alternatively, you can use a special booking link to earn Avios points with your ticket.

Bits: 1200 Avios for paying at Tesco with PayQwiq, 25% off Heathrow Express

News in brief: Earn 1,200 Avios via Tesco with PayQwiq If you live in a participating part of the country – and it has now rolled out in quite a few places – you can earn 1,200 Avios points or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles (ie […]

Bits: Avis comp winners, Star Alliance HEx upgrade is back, Melia sale + new Frankfurt hotel

News in brief: Did you win 18,000 Avios from Avis? I heard from six readers yesterday who were among the 100 people who won 18,000 Avios in the recent Avis competition we wrote about. Do post below if you won but didn’t contact me yesterday.  I would […]

Bits: share your HEx upgrade code, Finnair launching San Francisco, extra BA Tenerife flights

News in brief: Share your Heathrow Express upgrade codes Heathrow Express emailed its database on Wednesday with a free First Class upgrade code. These are valid for one person on a ticket (one-way or return) booked in advance via the Heathrow Express website or app. […]

Bits: 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express, a new ‘grown up’ Hilton in Ibiza

News in brief: Earn 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express tickets It is kept very low key – and you need to book via a special website – but you can earn Avios points when booking Heathrow Express train tickets. You need to book […]

Bits: free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Gold, bonus points with Official Heathrow Parking

News in brief: Free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Alliance Gold members I wanted to run a reminder about this offer as it appears to be running indefinitely now.  If you are have Star Alliance Gold status via any of the 21 Star Alliance frequent flyer […]

Heathrow Express raises peak times fares by 10% – and how to save money instead

Heathrow Express has announced a series of ticket price rises which come into force next week. The announcement was a little bizarre, to be honest.  The headline of the press release was “Heathrow Express to incentivise off peak travel”. Apart from the occasional plane spotter, […]

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2016 edition)

Last year I wrote a post on the different ways of finding a Heathrow Express discount.  Quite a few things have changed since then, though, so I thought it was worth an update. ‘Secret’ discounts are nearly, but not quite, dead The important thing to remember […]

Bits: Flybe sale, quadruple Heathrow Rewards points on Apple, Priority Pass in Paris

News in brief: Five day Flybe sale launched Flybe has launched a five day ‘Farecracker’ sale which runs until 23rd February.  The fares are valid for travel between 8th March and 21st April. Remember that you will also earn a handful of Avios when you […]

Bits: free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Golds, 25% off Iberia flights, 2400 Avios with £100 Tesco Wine purchase

News in brief: Free Heathrow Express upgrade for Star Alliance Gold members Heathrow Express has brought back the offer it ran last year.  If you are have Star Alliance Gold status via any of the 21 Star Alliance frequent flyer schemes, you can upgrade to First […]

Heathrow Express prices slashed to £5.95+ for advance bookings!

For many years, the price of the Heathrow Express train from Paddington Station to the airport was seen as a bit of a joke unless you were spending someone else’s money. There was a period when 2-4-1 deals would be liberally available over the Summer, […]

MasterCard raises Heathrow Express discount to 20%

Since last March, MasterCard has been running a special offer of 12% off Heathrow Express tickets.  This deal is scheduled to run until 31 January 2016. Until 15th November, they have raised their game even further.  The discount is increased to 20% for the next […]

25% off Heathrow Express tickets until August 31st

Heathrow Express is currently offering a 25% discount for Visa cardholders – which must mean pretty much anyone! Full details and the promotional code needed can be found on the Visa website here.  (I cannot do a direct link to the deal because Heathrow Express has […]

Free Heathrow Express First Class upgrade over the Summer for Marriott Rewards Elite members

(EDIT:  I have edited this article as it appears that the required link does not display if you are not an elite Marriott Rewards member.  Apologies for any confusion.) Hotel group Marriott and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer a free First Class upgrade […]

Bits: Heathrow Express free upgrade for Star Alliance Gold, new Amex fashion deals

News in brief: Free Heathrow Express upgrade extended If you have Star Gold status via any of the frequent flyer schemes in the Star Alliance, you can still claim a free First Class upgrade on Heathrow Express. The link with the offers is here. This […]

Exclusive Heathrow Terminal 2 offers for Star Alliance Gold and Silver members

If you have a Star Alliance Gold or Silver membership card, a number of special offers have been launched which can be redeemed at the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow.  This is now home to all of the Star Alliance airlines, amongst others. The link […]

£10 Heathrow Express tickets available again next Saturday

You may remember that, over Easter, Heathrow Express experimented with offering £10 one-way tickets. They are repeating the deal next Saturday, April 25th. As long as you buy your ticket at a ticket office, from one of their ‘mobile sales advisers’ or via their website, you […]

Heathrow Express slashes prices – kids go free (permanently), adults pay just £10 over Easter

Heathrow Express has announced a major strategic shift which will see it actively chasing leisure customers in an attempt to reverse the stagnation in passenger numbers. From tomorrow, Friday 26 March, children under 16 will travel free in Standard Class on Heathrow Express when accompanied […]

Bits: Virgin Trains cuts Traveller, Amex airport cashback, 20% off ALL Flybe routes, Iberia Avios via HEx

I continue my attempt to empty my inbox by running various short pieces on items which don’t justify a full article! Virgin Trains puts the breaks on Traveller Hot on the heels of news that the generous East Coast Rewards loyalty scheme will be wound up at the […]

Save £6 on Heathrow Express tickets (if you get up early)

Heathrow Express is offering a discount of £6 on an Express (ie Standard) Class one-way ticket throughout October.  This brings the price down from £21 to ‘just’ £15. There is also a £5 discount on a return Express Class ticket, taking the price down to […]