Lift Pass Prices 2019/20

Bansko gondola lift

Bansko lift pass prices 2019/20 are here. Bansko is still great value, especially since the prices have not increased for several years and that now 70% of the slopes are covered by snow cannon.

The early opening ski lift pass deal could be 35 leva per day like last season. Click here for our discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers will help keep your 2019/20 ski season costs in budget.


Airport 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?

Ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers coming soon.



 Discounted transfers, ski hire and lessons.


These are the 2018/19 prices. 2019/20 lift pass prices are expected by 1st December ’19

1 day 65   leva 58  leva 45  leva
2 days 125 leva 113 leva 78  leva
3 days 190 leva 170 leva 110 leva
4 days 250 leva 225 leva 135 leva
5 days 315 leva 280 leva 157 leva
6 days 380 leva 345 leva 185 leva
9 days 560 leva 505 leva 245 leva
13 days 785 leva 705 leva 365 leva
Small rope lift by gondola 11  leva 11  leva 11  leva
Half day pass after 12.30 50  leva 45  leva 34  leva
Non skier return lift pass 30  leva 25  leva 20  leva
Twenty day pass (NO VIP) 850 leva 800 leva  750 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 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.
  • 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 xx April 2019 (last day). TO BE ANNOUNCED

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.

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 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. 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 2018/19 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 — 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 2019/20 season we will  have 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 above the 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 YouTube Live cam, live streaming mountain 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

This season piste and lift opening info, Bansko in-app chat, weather, restaurant listings Sofia airport info and much more.

Download the app today, it’s free.

And if you’re not already signed up to my newsletter, than you can do so below. I hate spam as much as you do and your’ll never be spammed, Your email will never be sold or shared with anyone else.