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Hover Academic Flyers

We recognise many people cross the Solent with us to work in education or to learn, on a regular basis. Our Hover Academic Flyer range of products is tailored to meet the requirements for students, teachers, apprentices, work placements, and trainees 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. There are several other benefits:

  • Hover Academic Flexi Flyers are available as 10, 20, or 40 single journeys and are valid for 12 months.
  • Hover Academic Frequent Flyers are available as 3 months or 12 months.
  • Annual Hover Academic Annual Flyer applicable for free Hoverbus for rail connections and Portsmouth City Centre.
  • Personal MyHover Account – Take control of your flight times using the preferred crossing calendar facility to book, cancel & amend journeys.
  • Hover Academic Annual Flyer Direct Debit option available for monthly payments.
  • E-ticket – simply show your e-ticket bar code on your mobile device and scan at the boarding gate with no need to print.

To apply for a Hover Academic Flexi or Frequent Flyer you will need to send us proof of eligibility* with your application form and photo ID – so we can check its you travelling!

Ticket Types
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 10  £90
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 20  £154
Hover Academic Flexi Flyer 40  £250
Hover Academic 3 Month Flyer £425
Hover Academic Annual Flyer includes Hoverbus!  £1,220
Hover Academic Annual Flyer Direct Debit includes Hoverbus!  £1,280

Annual Academic Flyer - travel from £2.82 per journey!*

*Based on travelling 42 weeks of travel, 5 days a week.


How to Purchase

  • Download and complete our application form and email to business@hovertravel.com with your proof of eligibility and photo ID.
  • Your Hover Academic Flyer will be an e-ticket issued via your MyHover Account. Please confirm your MyHover Account number and account email address when you send your email. If you do not have a MyHover Account register here.
  • Our team will review your request and subject to eligibility contact you to confirm your Hover Academic Flyer purchase with a payment link. We aim to respond within one working day.
  • Once payment has been made, your Hover Academic Flyer will be added to MyHover Account.
  • Your Hover Academic Flyer will be emailed to you, the barcode is your e-ticket and will need to be scanned when you fly with us, you can show this on your smartphone so there is no need to print your ticket. 
  • To validate your ticket please upload a passport style photo of the Hover Academic Flyer holder to MyHover Account, select 'Account Settings' from the dashboard.
  • Book your flights within My Hover Account. Select 'My Current Tickets' from the dashboard and select 'Make Booking' to select your route, outbound and inbound times.
Terms & Conditions
  • To purchase any of the Hover Academic Flyers you will need to provide proof of entitlement and photo ID. Please see list below for proof of entitlement we accept. 
  • Hover Academic Flyers are for the exclusive use of the person named on the card.
  • To validate the Hover Academic Flyer a photograph needs to be assigned to every card. This can be done via your MyHover Account, upload a passport style photo to 'Account Settings'.
  • Refunds are only permitted on Hover Academic Annual Flyers. The remaining full calendar months will be refunded less 6 weeks. You must complete a cancellation form to request your cancellation no later than 6 weeks before the ticket's expiry to qualify for cancellation.
  • 3 month Hover Academic Flyers are non-refundable.
  • For all other Terms and Conditions please see our general Terms & Conditions.
Proof of Eligibility*
  • A letter from an education provider with course dates.
  • Confirmation of teacher/lecturer employment on headed paper.
  • Company confirmation on headed paper of short term training.
  • NYS, UCAS, NUS extra cards (for apprentices), College/Uni ID cards.
  • Job Centre - confirmation of work placement/experience.
  • Photo I.D must also be shown.