FAQ – Can I travel on Airport Express trains with a BritRail Pass?

Yes, you can travel on Airport Express trains with a BritRail Pass.  As a BritRail Pass provides access to all trains on Great Britain’s National Rail Network, this also includes access to Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Express trains – the quickest way from London’s airports to central London.

Which BritRail Passes are valid on Airport Express trains?

BritRail Pass

BritRail England Pass

BritRail Pass + Ireland

Does it count as a travel day on my pass?

On each travel day, you can use your pass on as many trains as you wish, including travel on Airport Express trains.  Therefore, traveling on the Airport Express train will count as a travel day but you can keep using your pass for that whole day on other rail journeys, hopping on and off trains, to your heart’s content.

Which BritRail Passe provides coupons for travel on Airport Express trains?

The London Plus Pass comes with 2 extra coupons valid on Airport Express trains including, Heathrow Express, Stansted Express or Gatwick Express.  Coupons need not be used on the same Express.  With these coupons, the Airport Express travel will not use a day’s travel on your pass.

*The BritRail Euro London Plus Pass (only available to European residents) does NOT come with 2 Airport Express coupons.

More about Airport Express trains:

  • Heathrow Express travels non-stop between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington Station in 15 minutes, with trains departing every 15 minutes.
  • Gatwick Express travels from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria Station in 30 minutes, with trains departing every 15 minutes.
  • Standsted Express travels from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Station in 42 minutes, with trains departing every 15-30 minutes.

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