Airport Transfers to Bansko


The closest airport to Bansko is Sofia Airport.  In addition to airport transfers from Sofia Airport to Bansko, Ski-Lifts also operates transfers from Plovdiv Airport.

Getting an airport transfer to Bansko could not be more simple with Ski-Lifts.  You will have peace of mind that your driver will be waiting for you the moment you step off the plane, ready to take you to Bansko.


Airport transfers to Bansko from Sofia & Plovdiv


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Airport Transfers to Bansko

Sofia Airport to Bansko transfer time is approx. 2hrs
Plovdiv Airport to Bansko transfer time is approx. 2hrs45mins

Resorts Close to Bansko

The Blagoevgrad area
Bansko to Bodrost/Kartala transfer time is approx. 1hr30min
Bansko to Dobrinishte transfer time is approx. 10mins

Ski-Lifts will provide transfers between resorts.  Contact us for a quote.

Truly flawless door-to-door service

  • Relax knowing that someone will be waiting at the airport
  • 24/7 assist while you’re travelling
  • Get to your destination safely and comfortably

Airport to Ski Resort

Ski-Lifts offer a wide range of transfers, to suit all budgets, to Bansko and other ski resorts in Bulgaria.

Get an instant quote and book your transfer of choice.  Choose from; a budget shared transfer to Bansko and a private transfer to Bansko.

You can book a transfer to Bansko from Sofia Airport, as well as other airports in Bulgaria.

The normal transfer to Bansko from Sofia Airport is just over 2 hours, but transfers can take longer at peak times.

– You can make your booking online, you will receive an instant confirmation of your booking by email and then you can relax in the knowledge that your driver will be waiting for you when you arrive at the airport.

For your return journey, we will send you a text message the afternoon before you are due to depart confirming your exact pickup time from your accommodation for your transfer from Bansko to the airport.

If you need any additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Bansko Ski Resort Facts

Resort altitude: 990m

Highest point: 2560m

Vertical drop: 1570m

Pistes: 70km

Lifts: 14

Skiing in Bansko

With 70km of pistes, the first snow park in the Balkans, a variety of blue and red runs, and a black piste for experts, Bansko is especially attractive to beginners and intermediate skiers & snowboarders while also catering to expert skiers.

Snowboarders will enjoy the extreme snow park replete with artificial bumps & jumps, a half-pipe and a ski-kindergarten for new skiers.

A unique highlight is Pirin National Park. Its dramatic peaks (Mt Vihren reaches 2915m), banks of graceful fir trees and rich variety of plants, birds, and animals (wolves and bears are known to roam) mean the views you get from Bansko’s pistes are second to none.

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Bansko Ski Season Dates

01/12/2017 – 08/04/2018

(please note – dates are subject to change)

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Who is Bansko Suitable For?







Facilities in Bansko

As Bulgaria’s biggest ski resort, Bansko has everything you could ask for. Millions of euros of recent investment mean the resort has the most up-to-date facilities in the region. Pair that with the best snow record, the longest ski season in the country and a lively town centre with lively bars, discos, casinos, and traditional flare, then it’s no wonder Bansko is a choice destination for anyone looking for a good time.

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Bansko’s recent growth & relatively low costs have attracted an international crowd. The resort’s broad offerings of restaurants, taverns, wineries, bars, discos, casinos, and nightlife reflect it. You’ll have no issue finding food from different nations, traditional Bulgarian fare (called ‘Mehana’), live music, electronic music, and more.

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Bansko’s status as one of the top tourist destinations in Bulgaria means there’s no shortage of options for accommodation. You can choose from a variety of guest houses and hotels, with hotels ranging from price-conscious 2-star suites to 5-star studios and apartments.

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Since Bansko is a great destination for beginners and intermediate skiers, there’s no shortage of top-quality ski schools to help you refine your skills. Whether you prefer group classes or private lessons, you and your family will find the right place to learn skiing, & snowboarding.  Book your ski hire in Bansko.

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22° Humidity:68% Clouds:44% Wind (WNW):4kph scattered clouds
Friday 22°CSaturday 17°CSunday 13°C

Bansko Snow History

Events in Bansko 2017/18

Nomad Soulmates Winter Retreat – 15-22 December 2017

No point in skiing alone! Meet your fellow travelling nomads, and maybe even a soulmate! Group activities throughout the week including mulled wine and sled races provide ample chances to meet & mingle.

Bansko Skifest – 19 January – 5 February 2018

A monster, multi-week festival featuring some of the hottest live music performances & young international crowds in a place teeming with nightlife, casinos, and affordable hotels & food. Turn it up!

For more information and events take a look at the official Bansko event calendar.

Airport transfer types to suit all budgets



Share the vehicle with other passengers with similar flights & destinations.


One of the most cost effective and efficient ways of getting to the resort.



Similar to a shared transfer, except this runs to a set timetable, so you're required to book a service that works for your flight times.


Generally not door-to-door but cheaper.



Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.


No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.



Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.


Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.


Exec & Limousine

Enjoy vehicles such as a top-of-the-range Mercedes minivan or an S-Class Mercedes limousine.


Like a private transfer, but with the additional benefit of travelling in style.

From airport to ski resort




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