Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express is the non-stop train service running between Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London.

This article explains how to earn Avios when you book Heathrow Express tickets.  You can buy tickets here.

The Heathrow Express upgrade deal for British Airways Gold Guest List members is 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 and operate Heathrow Express trains 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 […]

What are the TFL Rail (ex Heathrow Connect) fares to Heathrow Airport?

Here are details of the new fares on the old Heathrow Connect stopping service from Paddington to Heathrow which passes to the control of TFL Rail from 20th May.  Once the central section of Crossrail opens this service will be discontinued entirely. Fares will be slightly […]

Your last chance to win a pair of Heathrow Express Business First return train 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 […]

Get £10 American Express cashback on Heathrow Express train tickets

American Express has launched a new cashback deal with Heathrow Express. It is showing on my Platinum charge card and my British Airways Premium Plus card but not my Starwood Amex. You get £10 back on a £35+ Heathrow Express purchase.  The deadline to use […]

Heathrow Express and BA Gold Guest List upgrade deal extended

We were with the Heathrow Express team at the Business Travel Show yesterday.  They confirmed that – whilst ba.com has not been updated – the offer of free First Class upgrades on Heathrow Express for British Airways Gold Guest List members is continuing. There is […]

News: 75% bonus buying IHG points, 20 years since Heathrow Junction

75% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points Until 28th February, you can buy IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – points with a bonus of up to 75%. The page to buy points is here – log in and […]

Bits: Qatar Airways £1350 Australia tickets are back!, 250 Heathrow Rewards points with Heathrow Express

News in brief: Qatar Airways £1,350 business class fares to Australia are back! (EDIT: this deal now seems to be over but tickets may still be available for 10%-20% more.) Via Flyertalk, Qatar Airways has brought back its £1,350 business class tickets to Australia. An, […]

Bits: Cathay Pacific sale, book HEx tickets inflight with Virgin, Shangri-La conversion bonus

News in brief: Cathay Pacific flash sale Cathay Pacific is running a three day flash sale this weekend, albeit only in Economy.  You can’t argue with £469 to Hong Kong, however.  Bangkok is the same price and Manila is just £439.  Auckland is £749, not […]

Bits: £15 Heathrow Express Saturdays, Etihad sale now on

More news in brief: Heathrow Express launches £15 Saturday tickets Following the end of its £15 August promotion, Heathrow Express will continue to offer discounted tickets to passengers on a Saturday for the rest of the year. A one-way ticket purchased on a Saturday will […]

Bits: Avios / Boswell insurance deal extended, TLS, double Avios with Heathrow Express

Three new Avios deals in brief: Alan Boswell insurance deal extended Insurance broker Alan Boswell Group has extended their ‘new partner’ offer with Avios for another month until 30th September. Until then, you will earn: Up to 10,000 Avios when you purchase a household, landlord or business […]

How to get a discount on Heathrow Express (2017 edition)

Last year I wrote an article 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: Heathrow Express discount, earning miles at Waitrose is back, Accor 3x last chance

News in brief: Heathrow Express adds discount fares for August Good news for anyone flying from Heathrow next month.  Heathrow Express has just revealed special off-peak fares during the full month of August. During off-peak times, which includes weekends and bank holidays, a single fare will cost […]

Bits: HEx and Airbnb cashback deals, buy Etihad miles, AA Heathrow slots

News in brief: £10 back on £50 Heathrow Express spend and 2% back on Airbnb A new cashback deal has appeared on many American Express accounts offering £10 back on £50 Heathrow Express spend. It isn’t clear if this is cumulative.  These deals often pay […]

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 […]

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