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: Who won our 1 million Monese Avios?, Heathrow Express cuts Avios rate, 3000 Avios from Avis

News in brief: Who won 1 million Avios in our Monese competition? Back in September we ran a competition in association with online bank Monese to win 1 million Avios. I apologise for the delay in announcing the winner.  Monese wanted to be the first […]

New lower fares on Heathrow Express – as new ‘old’ trains come into service

Heathrow Express has launched a change to its pricing structure, aimed at attracting more leisure business.  This comes as the current train sets prepare to hit the scrap heap, to replaced with new ‘old’ rolling stock. Heathrow Express has offered £5.50 fares at weekends and […]

Heathrow Express / BA Gold Guest List upgrade deal continuing

This may well have changed months ago, but I noticed the other day that there is no longer any expiry date showing for the special Heathrow Express / British Airways Gold Guest List upgrade package. There is nothing to do to take advantage of this […]

Did you know that ‘kids eat for free’ at Heathrow?

Heathrow has two schemes – ‘kids travel for free’ and ‘kids eat for free’ – which can substantially reduce the cost of getting to, and eating in, the airport. Heathrow asked me to try out its family-friendly services and offered me a free set of […]

Get a 20% discount on Heathrow Express tickets

Yesterday we ran our annual update on the best way to save money on Heathrow Express tickets. What I didn’t know is that promo code TAJHOTELS is still working.  This gets you a 20% discount on all Heathrow Express standard tickets type, except Advanced Purchase. […]

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2019 edition)

It’s been two years since we last looked at the different ways of finding a Heathrow Express discount.  A few things have changed since then, so I thought it was worth an update. ‘Secret’ discounts are nearly, but not quite, dead Five years ago, the […]

Good new BA Amex ‘bonus Avios’ promotion – requires registration

If you have a British Airways American Express card, an interesting new promotion could be waiting for you.  Many, but definitely not all, cardholders seem to have it.  My wife and I do not. You need to go to the American Express website here, log in, […]

Heathrow Express is now accepting Oyster cards

Heathrow Express has announced that it will be accepting contactless payment cards and Oyster cards from Tuesday 19th February. This follows the introduction of ticket barriers at Heathrow and on Platforms 6 & 7 at London Paddington. This is not necessarily something you want to […]

Get 20% off Heathrow Express this week

Get 20% off Heathrow Express for the next week. Heathrow Express is running a Chinese New Year promotion. Code LNY2019 will get you 20% off an Express Saver return ticket.  The outbound must be used by 20th February whilst the return half is valid for […]

Save £7 on return Heathrow Express tickets

Heathrow Express is offering a £7 discount on return Standard Class Heathrow Express tickets.  This takes the price down from £37 to £30. This offer is linked to the Virgin Atlantic sale but you do not need to have a Virgin Atlantic flight booking to […]

Get 250 bonus Heathrow Rewards points (=250 miles) with every Heathrow Express purchase!

(EDIT: some people are having trouble with points posting if they buy the cheapest £5.50 tickets.  Reader feedback generally seems to be that they will appear but after a delay, whilst the bonus posts immediately for other ticket types.) Heathrow Rewards and Heathrow Express have […]

Get £10 cashback on Heathrow Express tickets

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Heathrow Express. It is showing on my British Airways Premium Plus card but not on any others.  Remember that you must click ‘Save to Card’ in order to register. You get £10 back on a £35+ Heathrow […]

Good BA Amex ‘bonus Avios’ promotion – requires registration

If you have a British Airways American Express card, an interesting new promotion should be waiting for you.  The majority of cardholders seem to have it. Tthat said, looking at the comments below there are a large number who do not, so don’t take it personally […]

Heathrow Express / BA Gold Guest List upgrade deal confirmed

ba.com has recently been updated to confirm that the offer of free First Class upgrades on Heathrow Express for British Airways Gold Guest List members is continuing. At least until 31st July. There is nothing to do to take advantage of this offer.  Simply buy a standard […]

GWR to manage Heathrow Express for 10 years

Heathrow Express has agreed a 10 year management contract with GWR to operate its train services.  This guarantees the future of the service until at least 2028. Heathrow Express will retain a large amount of control.  It will oversee marketing and ticket pricing as well […]

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