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.

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 […]

Bits: BA to USA in First from £1700 (ex-INV!), GWR to run Heathrow Express, new Amex lounge in Melbourne

News in brief: BA to North America in First from £1,700 British Airways has released a large number of seats from the UK to North America in First from £1,700.  It looks like you have to travel to Inverness in order to pay this little, […]

Bits: who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets?, earn IHG points with OpenTable, cheap UK Hilton redemptions

News in brief: Who won the Heathrow Express Business First tickets? Last week we ran a competition in association with Heathrow Express giving away five pairs of Business First tickets. We gave away one pair of tickets per day and here are the lucky winners: […]

Bits: a report from Row 36 on ‘densified’ G-MEDN, reduced fares on Heathrow Connect from May

News in brief: A trip report from Row 36 on G-MEDN The saveeastcoastrewards blog (long story about the name) has published a trip report from the back of the first ‘densified’ British Airways short-haul planes. The interesting points are: the promised USB charging points do […]

Your last chance to win a pair of Heathrow Express Business First return tickets

Heathrow Express has kindly given us five pairs of Business First return tickets, worth £110 per pair, to give away this week. We thought it would be fun to try something new. Instead of doing one competition giving away five pairs we have run five […]

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