18th March 2024
By Juliana Demi

Are you planning for your next trip this summer? Or perhaps you're already ahead of the game and have booked that holiday in. We know how important it is for things to run as smoothly as possible. With a direct route between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington in just 15 minutes, Heathrow Express prioritises hassle-free travel for our passengers. We know a smooth journey is not just about reaching your destination but it’s about enjoying the ride. With that in mind, we’ve curated a list of travel tips to ensure a smooth travel journey to and from Heathrow Airport. 


1. Plan Ahead, Book Ahead: To avoid the last-minute panic of getting to your destination, book your Heathrow Express tickets in advance. This will not only give you peace of mind, but you can also unlock fantastic savings with our advance fares.


2. Luggage anxiety? We know its always daunting to use public transport when travelling with your luggage. Is there enough space on the train? Will you be able to carry it onboard? Rest assured that with Heathrow Express, our trains are especially tailored for this. With specific, luggage racks to store your luggage, you can sit back and relax. Our team are also onboard at all times to always help you. 



3. Stay Connected: Stay connected throughout your journey with complimentary WiFi onboard our trains. Whether you’re catching up on emails, face-timing your loved ones or even sharing your latest travel adventures on social media, our high-speed internet ensures you're always connected to the world, even at 100 miles per hour!



4. Relax and Recharge: Take advantage of your journey with Heathrow Express to unwind and recharge. Need a power boost? Charge your devices by your seat on the power sockets onboard.



5. Travel with Confidence: Your safety and comfort are our top priorities at Heathrow Express. Our onboard staff are always available to assist you. 



    6. Utilise Mobile Ticketing: No more faffing around with paper tickets, our digital tickets ensure you have a seamless travel experience. Download our user-friendly app and purchase your tickets with ease. You can just scan the QR code at the gates and you're good to go!



    7. Children 15 and under travel free: Did you know Heathrow Express offers children 15 and under free travel with a fare paying adult? That's one less thing to worry about. Find out more here.



    8. Upgrade to Business First: Treat yourself to the ultimate travel experience with Heathrow Express Business First. With spacious and comfortable seats, relax and unwind as you travel. Heathrow Express Business First ticket holders can also take advantage of fast-track security at Heathrow Airport ensuring you that hassle-free journey. 



    7. Stay informed: Stay informed throughout your journey with real-time travel updates and announcements. Follow us on social media, download our app, or sign up for email alerts to receive the latest news, service updates and travel adversaries. Whether it's changes to your train schedule or important travel information, we've got you covered every step of the way.



    10.  Travelling can be entertaining: Stay entertained with our digital onboard entertainment platform. By simply signing into our WiFi, you can enjoy our selection of digital newspapers, magazines, podcasts and games from the comfort of your seat. Find out more here.



    At Heathrow Express, we believe that every journey should be a smooth, unforgettable experience from start to finish. With these insider tips and tricks, embark on your next adventure with confidence. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey with Heathrow Express!