Ski Lift Pass Prices 2021

Nov 02, 2020 No Comments by
Bansko gondola lift
Bansko gondola lift: expect distancing measures for 2020/21 ski season.

Bansko lift pass prices for 2020/21 ski season are here. Confirmed on 14th December 2020.

UPDATE: Family pass discounts are available . Click the link for details.

Click here for our discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers will help keep your 2020/21 ski season costs in budget.

Airport private transfers

Now booking in Bansko Blog app at 20% discount. Offer ends soon. Download the app (it’s free) for independent reviews of the Bansko Blog transfer service.

Factoid: Did you know that over 5% of our clients get a free vehicle upgrade to a a luxury transfer (Mercedes S class, BMW 5 Series etc)? Not bad eh?



 Discounted transfers, ski hire and lessons.


UPDATE: These are the new 2019/20 lift pass prices 26th December 2019 to 15th March 2020. From 16th March 2020 all prices discounted by 20% until end of ski season (officially 21st April 2020).

1 day 70   leva 62  leva   48  leva
2 days 134 leva 121 leva   838  leva
3 days 203 leva 182 leva   118 leva
4 days 268 leva 241 leva   144 leva
5 days 337 leva 300 leva   168 leva
6 days 400 leva 360 leva   198 leva
9 days 600 leva 540 leva   262 leva
13 days 840 leva 754 leva   391 leva
Small rope lift by gondola 12  leva 12  leva   12  leva
Half day pass after 12.30 50  leva 48  leva   21  leva
Non skier return lift pass 30  leva 27  leva   21  leva
Twenty day pass (NO VIP) 900 leva 850 leva    800 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).


  • A child (6 and under) lift pass may be purchased for 1 leva per day 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.
  • Pensioners aged up to 75 are same as student rates
  • 75+ years old — just 1 leva / day
  • 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)
  • 30 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.
  • Season ends 20th April 2020 (last day). BUT SEASON MAY END EARLIER.

Tips for buying lift pass tickets in the resort

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. You can easily top-up your lift pass online:

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 ЕHIC if you’re from an EU country.

Prepay ski hire

Part of the Advanced Ski range – for strong intermediates only

The prepay deal, with just 20% parable in advance for 2020/21 ski season 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.

Since 2008 ski season Bansko Blog has provided a value for money booking service with the same partners. Our friends at Skimania provide the legendary warm welcome, small class sizes, professional instruction… this ski and snowboard school is has been recommended by so many over the years. I do not compromise on quality .

Located in a newly refurbished shop just 50 metres from the main gondola lift. For 2012/21 almost all the stock of over of 500+ skis, snowboards and boots are new.

A new stock of branded helmets and clothes to hire too are in stock for 2020/21 ski season — 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 here to book and info on our lessons “100% Happiness Guarantee“.

This amazing deal is only for prepaid bookings

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 2020/21 season bars and restaurants may change due to the Corona virus — click here for more info and special meal deals in the Bansko App (it’s free).

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 and weekends.

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

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