Fly Rail Coach

Stay connected by adding Fly Rail Coach to your flight booking to get you to and from London Heathrow Airport, in partnership with Heathrow Express, Great Western Rail and National Express.

Heathrow Express Great Western Rail National Express
Heathrow Express offers train services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Paddington. Great Western Rail offers train services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) with a connection at London Paddington train station, via Heathrow Express, to/from the following destinations:

  • Bath Spa (QQX)
  • Bristol Temple Meads (TPB)
  • Bristol Parkway (BPR)
  • Cardiff (CFW)
  • Exeter (EXS)
  • Oxford (OXQ)
  • Penzance (PZE)
  • Plymouth (PLH) / Par (PCW) / St. Austell (USX)
  • Swansea (SWS)
  • Swindon (XWS)
National Express offers coach service between the Central Bus Station at London Heathrow Airport and the following destinations:

  • Bath Spa (QQX)
  • Birmingham (BHX)
  • Bournemouth (BOH)
  • Brighton (BSH)
  • Bristol (BRS)
  • Cambridge (CBG)
  • Cardiff (CWL)
  • Cheltenham Spa (CHW)
  • Colchester (CLB)
  • Coventry (CVT)
  • Exeter (EXT)
  • Gatwick (LGW)
  • Leicester (QEW)
  • Luton Airport (LTN)
  • Milton Keynes (KYN)
  • Newport, South Wales (XNE)
  • Norwich (NWI)
  • Nottingham (ZGB)
  • Oxford (QXF)
  • Poole (POQ)
  • Plymouth (PLH)
  • Ringwood (RNW)
  • Southampton (SOU)
  • Stansted (STN)
  • Swansea (SWS)
  • Swindon (XWS)
  • Taunton (TTY)
  • Winchester (WNC)

The Station at Manchester Airport (MAN) to and from:

  • Liverpool (LXC)
  • Manchester (ZMP)
  • Leeds (ZLZ)
  • Bradford (ZFC)
  • Birmingham (BHX)

Comfort in the clouds and on the ground


When you travel with Heathrow Express, you can expect

  • Onboard Express TV
  • Non-stop in 15 minutes* between Central London (Paddington) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) – compared to 42 minutes* via taxi and 51 minutes* by tube.
  • At-seat power
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Luggage racks

*Journey times based on route between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 3. Data sources: Google Maps for journey time by Taxi, TfL Journey Planner for journey time by Tube and Heathrow Express. For Tube, the journey time represents an average, based on estimated best journey times shown on TfL Journey Planner on the hour every hour from 5am to 10pm for each day of February 2017. For Taxi, the journey time represents an average, based on an estimated range of journey times shown on Google Maps on the hour every hour from 5am to 10pm for each day of February 2017.

When you travel with Great Western Rail, you can expect

First Class

  • Reclining, spacious leather seats
  • Table and power sockets at every seat
  • Customer welcome and at-seat service on most journeys
  • Free refreshments
  • Access to the First Class lounge at London Paddington and Cardiff Central
  • Free Wi-Fi

Standard Class

  • Folding tables
  • Power sockets (1 per every 2 seats)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Refreshments available to buy from an on-board buffet

When you travel with National Express, you can expect

  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Power sockets at every seat
  • Free VUER onboard entertainment
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Two 20kg pieces of luggage allowance

Before you book

Please allow sufficient time when travelling to London Heathrow Airport.

Royal Brunei Airlines check-in opens 3 hours before flight departure.

If you fail to comply with this minimum connection time and, as a consequence, you arrive at London Heathrow Airport too late to board the flight, we shall have no liability to you in respect of any losses and expenses you incur as a result.

Before your journey

You are required to check-in 72 hours prior to scheduled departure at Please note that physical printed copy of your rail ticket(s) must be presented to board the train and coach.

Your Great Western Rail ticket includes a Heathrow Express ticket for travel to/from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington.

For more information regarding your rail or coach journey, visit Great Western Rail or National Express.

Please read Royal Brunei Airlines’ Fly-Rail-Coach terms and conditions

Fly-Rail-Coach FAQ