Lift Pass Info

Bansko gondola lift

Bansko lift pass prices 2015/16 will be posted here when announced. Expect 2015/16 prices to be the same or around 5% more. Click here to save on  your 6, 9 and 13 day lift passes + discounted ski, snowboard hire, lessons and transfers.

There is a 5lv deposit charged, which is refunded by using one of the machines opposite the cash desk when you are finished with your card.

NOTE 2015/16 price not announced yet these are 2014/15 prices.

Discounted 6 day, 9 day and 13 day lift pass prices. Click on colourful writing above for all you lift passes, ski hire, lessons and transfers.


1 DAY 58 52 40
2 DAYS 112 101 78
3 DAYS 170 153 119
4 DAYS 224 202 157
5 DAYS 280 252 196
6 DAYS 340 306 238
9 DAYS 500 450 350
13 DAYS 700 630 490
Small rope lift by gondola 10 10 10
Half day after 12.30 48 43 34
Non skier return lift 28 25 20
BANSKO SEASON PASS 1500 1400 1300
  • The prices are in BGN and VAT incl. VAT
  • Student card used upon presentation of a valid student ID and certified
  • Student card used upon presentation of a valid student card and credited
  • Children card use children 12 years and under (3 yrs and under travel on gondola for free)
  • In case of a map of all days during the current season, the rest are not transferred to the next season, and are not compensated financially.
  • Deposit for chip card: 5 lev.
  • The price of the card includes mountain insurance (on piste only)
  • The operator of the resort reserves the right to change the date for the beginning and end of the season depending on weather conditions and snow.

click Ski Packages for 2015/16 season grab big savings on prebook lift passes. The six and nine and thirteen day discounted lift pass is available to pre book.

All passes are delivered to our hire shop, SkiMania, just by the gondola. Avoid the queue…

click Ski Packages

for more on 2016 lift passes, ski hire, ski school and transfers. Or just go to contact form and send your enquiry.

Tips for buying lift pass tickets in the resort

By before you arrive for 6day passes… you always save money! Go to the gondola lift cash desk. Open Thursday to Saturday in peak periods between 08:30 and 23:00 and Sunday to Wednesday 08:30 to 16:30.

If your pass is for more than a day, then you’ll need everyone in your group to be physically at the gondola lift cash desk. They take a digital photo taken at booth. You can buy your pass anytime the previous day to be valid for the next day.

Purchase full travel insurance before travelling to Bansko. Checking the small print is essential.


Prepay lift passes and ski hire

The prepay deal is right here with With an ice cool booking discount off in resort ski /board hire, its time to book online. Choose the exact days you want to ski and snowboard.

Discounted lift passes delivered to shop (6 days, 9 days and 13 days only).

As always, we work with skimania  in Bansko. The legendary warm welcome, small class sizes, professional instruction… this ski and snowboard school is recommended by many. Located in a new shop just 50m from the main gondola lift. For 2015 almost all the huge stock of 500+ skis, snowboards and boots are new.

A new stock of helmets to hire too — all bookable on the ski packages widget on this page, or in various places on this site. Bansko Blog discount applies for all ski hire and lessons.

Bansko Gondola Lift Base Station. Lift Pass

Bansko Gondola Lift Station: Looking towards ski domain

Leave your skis snowboards and boots at the ski hire shops at the end of your day on the slopes.

Free service of skis between rental, including sharp edges and hot waxing.

Guaranteed instruction.

Click ski packages for more on the “Happiness Guarantee“.

This amazing deal is only at prepaid price.

The season pass grants access to all lifts’ fast lane and isn’t a subject to other price reductions.
Mountain insurance included (It is essential and not just  recommended, that you buy your own ski insurance before travel). Off piste insurance not included in prepay lift passes. Medical care is limited to the gondola medical centre.

Exchange rates

1 BGN = 0.51 EUR
1 BGN = 0.37 GBP
1 BGN = 0.74 USD

Value For Money?  Survey after survey puts Bansko at the top of the charts for the cheapest/best value skiing in Europe. 2016 we have even more bars and restaurants — click here for more info.

The season pass is gives 40 days use maximum per year.

There’s great wine in the supermarkets, includingWinter Supermarket, Carrefour in Bansko Mall.

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Bansko Lift


Finally, do please comment. Be aware the gondola queues happen at peak times.

Watch the mountain cams including the live streaming Q cam both here and on your mobile device.

The Bansko App for iOS (Apple and Android) has weather forecast, lift opening, ski run opening, videos, blogs, bars & restaurants listings, hotel listings

This season “My Stats” ski speed, Bansko Chat, Weather and much more.

Download today, it’s free.

Looking at these will help you choose the best time to go for the gondola and get up the mountain.