Val Thorens Ski Passes

How much is a ski pass in Val Thorens?

Last update: 21-01-2022

Val Thorens ski resort forms one-third of Three Valleys; one of the largest ski areas in the world with a whopping 600km of snowy pistes to explore and immerse yourself in. Val Thorens, together with Courchevel and Meribel, form the Three Valleys. Out of the three, Val Thorens is situated at the highest point, sitting at 2300m. It is also one of the highest positioned resorts in Europe; which also results in very good snow conditions in the winter seasons. Considering the sheer size of the ski area and the good snow conditions due to its altitude, you can't go wrong when purchasing a ski pass at Val Thorens.

Types Of Ski Passes Val Thorens

There are 2 main types of passes available for purchase at Val Thorens Ski resort which is the Val Thorens-Orelle ski pass and the 3 Valleys ski pass. These ski passes are categorised based on the granted access area you would intend to cover over your ski holiday. The less expensive option is the Val Thorens-Orelle ski pass which grants access to 150km of pistes, while the 3 Valley ski pass grants complete access to the 600km of pistes spanning across the resorts of Meribel and Courchevel. If you were planning to visit Val Thorens for a week or more, we would strongly recommend obtaining the 3 Valleys ski pass for complete freedom of access to all resorts and also ensure you do not miss a thing. Should you have any detailed requests for further inquiries on the specifications of the passes, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Val Thorens Group Ski Passes

There are group discounts available on the two different types of ski passes at Val Thorens. passes (Val Thorens-Orelle and the 3 Valleys). Val Thorens also operates the Duo and Tribu ski passes which operate similarly on other resorts. The offers are applied for skiers in a pair or in a group of over 3 people where you can save the costs per person. They are only available for advance purchase and must be bought online, at the same time and in one single payment for the same duration of time for the whole group. They must also be purchased at least two days prior to arrival and are available to purchase for a minimum duration of 6 days and up to 14 days at a time.

Val Thorens Family Ski Pass

There are also family discounts available on the two types of ski passes at Val Thorens. The family group pass works quite similarly to other family passes at other ski resorts in the French Alps, bar a few minor details. At Val Thorens, the family ski pass is given to everyone in the family at a children's rate. The conditions for redeeming a family ski pass require a minimum of 4 identical ski passes to be purchased under a single transaction online. The family must also consist of a minimum of two adults and a minimum of two children and a maximum of 7 children (aged between 5 years and 17 years of age). Please be advised that ID or proof of age will be requested when purchasing passes.

Val Thorens Beginner Ski Passes

There are a number of drag lifts and magic carpets available for beginners and are free to use. These are the Castor and Pollux carpets in the Pleid Sud area and the Musaraigne and Capagnols. However, beginner passes are available for either morning or afternoon access or a single full-day duration at a considerable discount per pass. It gives access beyond the free drag lifts for beginners. The beginner pass gives access to the Plein Sud (Cairn Gondola), Caron (Caron Cable car) and the Peclet (Two Lacs).

Val Thorens Belleville Valley Ski Pass

The Belleville Valley Ski Pass is best suited to skiers intending to explore other areas of the 3 Valleys. This pass covers the Belleville Valley up to Val Thorens. Available as a single day pass or season pass only.

Val Thorens Children’s and Senior Ski Pass

There are free ski passes for under 5-year-olds and over 75 years old. Available on proof of age presentation and can be purchased at ski pass offices on the resort.

Val Thorens Season Ski Passes

There are seasonal ski passes available for both the Val Thorens access and the 3 Valley ski pass area on a seasonal basis. Prices of these are based on age, ski pass type and length of stay.

How Much Is A Ski Pass in Val Thorens?

Ski Pass prices are dependent on age, length of stay and level of access to the ski resort. See the table below for a detailed price list:

Where Can I Buy A Val Thorens Lift Pass?

There are 7 ski pass offices in Val Thorens from where you can purchase a ski pass. You can also buy them at the lifts as well but your best bet will be to purchase them online with us at Erna Low. Call now or book them online to save yourself the queuing time at the resort.

Can I Pre-Book My Val Thorens Ski Pass?

Yes. Your ski pass to Val Thorens can be pre-booked with us online. Skip the hours-long queues for a lift pass and secure yours with us now. Your lift pass will be waiting for you when you arrive so you have one less thing to worry about when you get to the resort.

How Do Ski Passes Work In Val Thorens?

The ski passes in Val Thorens are credited onto a card that functions just like a metro card or train card. Once the purchased passes are credited the card can be used to gain access to the lifts. They can also be remotely activated when in proximity to turnstiles.

What About Pedestrian Ski Passes In Val Thorens?

Are you just visiting Val Thorens for the stunning view and perhaps go on a snowy wander about through the mountains? You’re still more than welcome! Pedestrians have separate rates for single or return journeys. Val Thorens in particular has 11 lifts available for pedestrian use. Tickets can be purchased at ski offices on the resort.