Travel during your award

Travel during your award

As noted in the terms and conditions of the scholarship, scholars are not permitted to be outside of the UK for either academic or personal reasons for more than 30 days throughout the entire period of their award.

Chevening Fellowships may include some international travel as part of your programme and where this is the case, it will be specified in your course ‘outline’ and details provided by your UK host institution.

Planning travel in the UK

Some of you may already be considering places in the UK to visit during your Chevening year. As a student, you are eligible to purchase a Young Person’s Railcard which will give up to 1/3 off rail prices throughout the UK. Please consult the website to find out more about the railcard. To get the best prices on train tickets in the UK, you do need to plan in advance and book your tickets early.

Britain by rail

The following websites may be useful in making rail arrangements:

Britain by coach

If you plan far enough in advance, travelling to and from Scotland can be done inexpensively by plane. British AirwaysEastern AirwaysEasyJetFlybe, and Virgin Atlantic all fly between London and Scotland, while Aer LingusBritish AirwaysEasyJet, and Flybe all fly between mainland UK and Northern Ireland. Please consult their websites directly to find the best prices.