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Discounted travel for students

The start of the academic year is upon us and here at Hovertravel we want to let you know that we offer Isle of Wight student ticket discounts. Whether you are crossing the Solent for a day trip or more regularly to attend your school, college or university we have a range of great value fares and Hover Academic products available to suit your student travel needs. 

Hovertravel is the fastest Isle of Wight ferry service from Southsea, Portsmouth to Ryde, Isle of Wight with a journey time of less than 10 minutes. Travel in style and experience the world’s only year-round passenger hovercraft service. With easy onward travel connections available with our Hoverbus for access to Portsmouth rail and coach stations and bus and train connections near our Ryde terminal on the Isle of Wight, you can easily explore the local areas.

With regular flights seven days a week, you’ll find the right flight for you. Book yours below and we’ll see you on board soon.

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Hover Academic Flyers

Our Hover Academic Flyer range is tailored to meet the requirements for students, with a little extra discount on travel. With a choice of Hover Academic Flyers (for the more frequent daily traveller) or Hover Academic Flexi Flyers for regular travellers with a varied timetable you can select the best fare for you.

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Ticket Types
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 10  £83
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 20  £142.80
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 40  £233.10
Hover Academic 3 Month Flyer £395
Hover Academic Annual Flyer includes Hoverbus £1,140
Annual Hover Academic Flyer Direct Debit £1,190