Lift Pass Prices 2018

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko gondola lift

Bansko lift pass prices 2017/18 are here. Below are the 2017/18 ski pass prices. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.



Click on colourful writing above for all your, ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers.


These are updated are are the 2017/18 prices 

1 day 58   leva 52  leva 40  leva
2 days 112 leva 101 leva 70  leva
3 days 170 leva 153 leva 99 leva
4 days 224 leva 202 leva 120 leva
5 days 280 leva 252 leva 140 leva
6 days 340 leva 306 leva 165 leva
9 days 500 leva 450 leva 220 leva
13 days 700 leva 630 leva 325 leva
Small rope lift by gondola 10  leva 10  leva 10  leva
Half day pass after 12.30 48  leva 43  leva 34  leva
Non skier return lift pass 28  leva 25  leva 20  leva
 Twenty pass (NO VIP)  800 leva  750 leva  700 leva
Season pass 1500 leva 1400 leva 1300 leva

Prices are in BGN Leva and include vat (divide by 1.95 to get EUR prices).

These are 2017/18 prices (now updated on 22nd December 2017)

  • A child (6 and under) lift pass may be purchased for 1 leva only if an adult pass for a matching period is also purchased at the same time
  • A Child is 7 to 12
  • A Student is age 13 upwards.
  • The number of days on the pass must be taken consecutively
  • Student card used upon presentation of a valid student ID and certified
  • Child lift pass is for aged 12 years and under (3 yrs and under travel on gondola for free)
  • Deposit for chip card (ski pass): 5 lev
  • The price of the card includes mountain insurance (on piste only)
  • 28 leva for using only the gondola lift return journey
  • 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
  • Bansko Blog takes no responsibility for the reliability of the information displayed.

click Ski Packages for 2017/18 season grab big savings on prebook lift passes. The six and nine and thirteen day discounted lift pass is available to pre book.

NOTE: If you’re a student and need a lift pass, you will probably save by buying a regular adult lift pass here on

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

click Ski Packages for more on lift passes, ski hire, ski school and transfers. Or just go to contact form and send your enquiry if you are a large group of 30+.


Tips for buying lift pass tickets in the resort

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

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

For one day lift passes they are only available to purchase from 4pm the previous day.

Purchase full travel insurance before travelling to Bansko. Checking the small print of your policy is essential. Bring you NHIC if you’re from an EU country.


Prepay lift passes and ski hire

Part of the Advanced ski range

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

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

Since 2008/09 ski season Bansko Blog has provided a value for money booking service with the same partners. Skimania provide the legendary warm welcome, small class sizes, professional instruction… this ski and snowboard school is recommended by many and I will not compromise. Located in a two new shops just 50 metres from the main gondola lift. For 2017/18 almost all the stock of over of 500+ skis, snowboards and boots are new.

A new stock of branded helmets to hire too — all bookable on the ski packages widget on this page, or in click on 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.

Lift Pass Value For Money

Value For Money?  Survey after survey puts Bansko at the top of the charts for the cheapest/best value skiing in Europe. For 2017 we have will be even more bars and restaurants — click here for more info and special meal deals in the Bansko App (it’s free).

There’s great wine in the supermarkets, including the Winter Supermarket by Queen’s pub.


Thinking of using someone else’s lift pass?

Don’t try this. There are face recognition cameras monitoring everyone. You will likely be refused entry onto the gondola lift if the pass you use is not yours. Don’t buy anyone else’s lift pass, you will be refused entry.


Bansko Lift


Be aware that gondola lift queues happen at peak holiday 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, chat, bars & restaurants listings, hotel listings

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