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Ski Pass Prices in Les Arcs

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Les Arcs is part of the Paradiski, one of the largest linked ski areas in the world with more than 425km of pistes spread over two different resorts: Les Arcs and La Plagne. This ensures that buying a Les Arcs lift pass is money well spent!

To start with, be aware there are two main types of skipass to choose from:

  1. Les Arcs pass - the cheaper, local area pass, offering access to 225km of pistes; suitable for beginners
  2. Paradiski pass - whole area pass, offering access to a whopping 425km of pistes in 2 different ski resorts: Les Arcs and La Plagne

In our experience, most people visiting Les Arcs stay for a week, which means that 6-day ski passes are the top choice among skiers and snowboarders who want to enjoy our mountain playground.

Les Arcs 6-Day Ski Pass Prices Winter 2021/22
Cheapest Lift Pass Biggest Lift Pass
Les Arcs Ski Pass
Adult (13-64 yrs)
6 Days from €285
Paradiski Ski Pass
Adult (13-64 yrs)
6 Days from €325

How much are ski passes in Les Arcs?

Chairlift in Les Arcs

It depends. Ski pass prices in Les Arcs change according to your age, the number of days you want to ski for, the time of year and the area you want to ski in. Les Arcs also offers some great discounts available for families and groups.

How to buy your Les Arcs ski pass
You can buy your lift passes online and then collect them in resort or have them delivered. If you buy your lift passes at one of the ski pass offices or online, you'll get your hands-free card for free.

Deals & discounted ski passes in Les Arcs

Group of skiers in Les Arcs

Are there any ski pass deals and discounts in Les Arcs?
You bet there are! Les Arcs offers discounted ski passes for groups of two and three people, families, online purchases, beginners, disabled skiers, those coming late in the ski season...

Group ski passes in Les Arcs
Reduced ski pass prices are available for groups of two (Duo) or three people (Tribu) in Les Arcs. Duo and Tribu Pass discounts are available only for passes bought online at the same time, for the same duration, in the same ski area and in one payment, for adults or children. Duo passes save €10 per person and Tribu passes save €15 per person. You will need to order these passes at least two days in advance of your arrival in resort to allow time for the order to be processed. Proof of age is required for children's and senior passes. Duo and Tribu passes are available from 6 to 15 days duration.

Groups of 20 people or more need to enquire for a quote, once you've received your quote you pay for the passes on arrival in resort.

Family ski passes in Les Arcs
Family rates are available for a minimum of two adults (aged 13 to 74) and two children (aged 5 to 17 years). They benefit from a €30 discount per person when bought at the same time for the same duration and ski area. You will need to order these passes at least two days in advance of your arrival in resort to allow time for the order to be processed. Children and seniors require proof of age either at the moment of sale or in resort. Ages on the first day of skiing are taken into account. These passes are available from 6 to 15 days duration.

Early and late-season deals
Early (11th-17th December 2021) and late (23rd-30th April 2022) season discounts are available the Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry ski areas (Classic pass). Save -15% when skiing in December and April. These are available from 4-hour to 7-day duration.

Saturday pass discounts
The 'Samedijeskie' offer is available when purchasing your one-day Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry ski pass online. Book before Friday at midnight and pay only €37 for your Saturday ski pass. You must have a hands-free card to be able to recharge it.

Senior pass discounts
Seniors aged between 65-74 years benefit from a reduced price lift pass. For those who are 75 years old and over, you can ski for free but you need to purchase a ski card for €10 (€50 for season ski passes). Discount available upon presentation of proof of age.

Beginner ski passes
There are beginner ski passes available for one day giving holders access to the beginner areas in Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and Villaroger. There are also single trips available on the Combette (Arc 1600), Villards (Arc 1800), Saint Jacques (Arc 2000) and Parchey (Peisey-Vallandry) lifts. Cards with 1, 2, 3, 5 or 10 trips can be purchased. Each trip costs €5. These passes can only be bought at the ski pass offices. Check prices at the point of purchase as they are subject to changes in sales tax.

Beginner Ski Pass Prices 2021/22 in Les Arcs
Per person
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-74 yrs
Arc 1600 + Arc 1800
exc. Transarc
41 33
Arc 2000 + Villaroger
exc. Funiculaire, Varet, Aiguille Rouge & Grand Col
41 33
Peisey-Vallandry 41 33
Replat, Plan Violettes & Droset
28 23
1 Day First-Time Skier* 21 21

*Includes 2 trips on Vallandry/Peisey chairlift + unlimited trips on Flocon/Cabri drag lift

Disabled skiers
Disabled skiers get a 50% discount on their ski pass upon presentation of proof of disability of at least 80%.

Free ski passes in Les Arcs

Cross-country skiing in Les Arcs

Who can ski for free in Les Arcs?
Yes, you heard it right, you can ski for free in Les Arcs! There are free ski passes available to young children as well as for pedestrians and cross-country skiers.

Anyone aged under 5 and over 75
Children aged under 5 years old ski for free. Proof of age required at the moment of purchase.

Pedestrian lifts
Pedestrians can access the Villards, Jardin Alpin, Cabriolet, Lonzagne, Replat and Dahu lifts for free during the winter.

Cross-country tracks
All of the 'ski de fond' or cross-country ski trails in Les Arcs are free to use, you just need your equipment, some snacks and plenty of water.

Paradiski ski pass price list

Piste in Les Arcs

Which lift passes give access to the whole Paradiski ski area?
With unlimited access to 425kms of piste, 144 lifts and two glaciers, anyone of intermediate ski ability and upwards would undoubtedly get great enjoyment from the Paradiski pass. It allows you access to the resorts of Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and neighbouring La Plagne. There are two different options available: The Essential Pass and the Premium Pass. These are available for 1 to 15 days duration, as well as for the whole season.

Who should buy a Paradiski ski pass?
If you like clocking up the miles and want to explore every inch of the available terrain, then the Paradiski Pass is the choice for you. Paradiski ski passes suit intermediate to expert skiers who want to have access to one of the largest ski areas in the world, as well as those staying in Les Arcs for more than a couple of days, with plenty of time to explore the 425km of runs on offer.

Ski Pass Prices 2021/22 in Paradiski
Per person
Pass Type Adult
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-74 yrs
1 Day ESSENTIAL 64 52
2 Days ESSENTIAL 128 103
PREMIUM 146 117
3 Days ESSENTIAL 192 154
PREMIUM 219 176
4 Days ESSENTIAL 246 197
PREMIUM 281 225
5 Days ESSENTIAL 300 240
PREMIUM 343 275
6 Days ESSENTIAL 325 260
PREMIUM 385 308
7 Days ESSENTIAL 379 304
PREMIUM 440 352

Paradiski Essential Pass
The Essential Pass is the most basic of the Paradiski ski passes. It includes not only access to Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne lifts and pistes, but also a whole host of bonuses:

  • Unlimited priority queues (available at the Villards, Carreley, Mont Blanc, Varet, Comborcière, Derby, Grizzly, Peisey, Vagere, Arpette, Bois de l'Ours and Marmottes lifts)
  • One extra half-day skiing on 6-day duration passes and longer, to be used the afternoon prior to the first full day the pass is valid for
  • One-time participation in the Family's Torchlit Descent (priced at €2)
  • 50% discount on the following: Aiguille Rouge Queue Cutter (priced at €8 – advance booking required at one of the ski pass offices or online), First Tracks activity (priced at €29), Luge 2000 (priced at €10) and Luge 1800 (priced at €7)
  • Discounts at selected stores and services

Paradiski Premium Pass
The Premium Pass is only on sale in the Les Arcs resorts. As well as access to the Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry lifts and runs, the Premium version of the Paradiski pass includes a number of additional benefits and activities that are specifically available in Les Arc.:

  • Unlimited priority queues (available at the Villards, Carreley, Mont Blanc, Varet, Comborcière, Derby, Grizzly, Peisey, Vagere, Arpette, Bois de l'Ours and Marmottes lifts)
  • One extra half-day skiing on 6-day duration passes and longer, to be used the afternoon prior to the first full day the pass is valid for.
  • One turn per day at the Aiguille Rouge Queue Cutter (advance booking required at one of the ski pass offices or online)
  • One-time participation in the Family's Torchlit Descent and the First Tracks activity
  • One entry per day for the swimming pool in Arc 1800
  • Unlimited access to the Luge 2000 and Luge 1800
  • Ski area tour with an instructor from the Arc 1800 ESF ski school (every Sunday from 14:30 to 16:30 – advance booking required at one of the ski pass offices or online
  • Discounts at selected stores and services

Ski Area in Les Arcs

Les Arcs ski pass price list

First tracks in Les Arcs

Where can you ski with a Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry lift pass?
The Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry lift pass, also called a Classic Pass, gives you access to the Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry ski area with 200km of pistes. Classic Passes are available from 4 hours to 15 days, as well as for the whole season. There is also a 10-day non-consecutive version of this pass available.

Who should buy a Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry ski pass?
Classic ski passes are perfect for beginner to intermediate skiers who will enjoy the gentle and wide green (3) and blue (64) runs. However, don't think this pass doesn't suit expert skiers – the ski area boasts 44 red and 17 challenging black pistes and access to some great off-piste. The Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry ski pass is also a great option for those staying in the area for a short period of time, those who are quite happy skiing at their own pace or who perhaps need to stay closer to home to collect the kids from ski school.

Ski Pass Prices 2021/22 in Les Arcs
Per person
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-74 yrs
4 Hours 45 36
1 Day 57 46
2 Days 110 88
3 Days 163 131
4 Days 213 171
5 Days 263 211
6 Days 285 228
7 Days 332 266
10 Days*
1 -Day Paradiski Extension 47 38

*For sale at ski pass offices only

Can you upgrade your Les Arcs ski pass to a Paradiski ski pass?
Yes, you can upgrade a Les Arcs-Peisey Vallandy lift pass to a Paradiski lift pass as there are 1-day Paradiski extensions available. Please enquire at one of the ski pass offices.

Ski Area in Les Arcs

Pedestrian passes in Les Arcs

Winter walking in Les Arcs

How much are pedestrian passes in Les Arcs?
Not everyone comes to Les Arcs to ski and, when there are such beautiful panoramas to take in and mountain restaurants to enjoy, we can understand why. You'll be glad to hear that pedestrians can also enjoy the Les Arcs ski area in the winter.

Pedestrian passes grant access to the following Les Arcs lifts: Funicular, Transarc 1&2, Varet, Aiguille Rouge, Vanoise & Vallandry Express, Arcabulle, Peisey, Villards, Jardin Alpin, Cabriolet, Lonzagne, Replat & Dahu. Remember that the last 6 lifts offer free pedestrian access. Senior pedestrians (75yrs+) can benefit from special prices – ask at the ski pass offices. Pedestrian passes are available at the ski pass offices in resort only.

Pedestrian Passes 2021/22 in Les Arcs
prices per person
13-74 yrs
5-12 yrs
1 Day 20 16
6 Days 79 63.50
Funicular Single 3 2.50
Funicular Return 5 4
Transarc 1 & 2 / Varet
+ Aiguille Rouge Return
15 12
Arcabulle / Peisey /
Vallandry Return
9 7
Vanoise Express Return 15

Maps of Les Arcs

Other passes in Les Arcs

Luge in Les Arcs

Are there any other passes available in Les Arcs?
Yes there are! Les Arcs offers special passes for the sledge runs or 'luge', as well as a subscription-based ski pass.

Luge passes
Children from 3-7 years old can enjoy the luge in Arc 1800 in the company of an adult holding a valid pass for free, sharing the sledge. For the Luge 2000, children must be at least 10 years old to participate and 1.25m tall. The freestyle toboggan airbag in Arcs 1600 is free for all lift pass holders to use from the age of 8 years and over. Les Arcs and Paradiski ski passes Classic and Essential afford you discounts on the sledge runs across the resorts. Holders of the Premium pass gain unlimited free access to the luges.

Luge Passes 2021/22 in Les Arcs
Per person
Luge 1800 Luge 2000
1 Descent 8 11

Ski a la Carte
With the 'Ski à la Carte' system, you no longer need to buy a predetermined number of skiing days in advance. You only pay for the days you actually ski and the payments are not debited until the following month. There are also special discounts and offers for Ski a la Carte pass holders. Subscription costs €29 for adults (18-64 years), €15 for seniors (65 and over) and is free for children when purchased in conjunction with an adult.

Annual & season passes in Les Arcs

Lift in Les Arcs

How much are season & annual passes in Les Arcs?
Les Arcs season and annual pass prices depend on your age, type of ski pass and when you purchase your lift pass, as there are deals and discounts to be enjoyed when buying it in advance.

Les Arcs Season Passes

Season Ski Pass Prices 2021/22 in Les Arcs
Per person
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-74 yrs
Paradiski (ESSENTIAL Pass) 1150 920
Les Arcs 999 799

Les Arcs Annual Passes
The Les Arcs and Paradiski annual passes are valid from 11th December 2021.

Annual Ski Pass Prices 2021/22 in Les Arcs
Per person
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-74 yrs
Paradiski (ESSENTIAL Pass) 1330 1064
Les Arcs 1179 943

Ski season dates in Les Arcs

Aiguille Rouge lift

When can you ski in Les Arcs with your ski pass?
In winter 2021/22, the Les Arcs ski season runs from 11th December 2021 to 30th April 2022. Ski-pass prices are usually cheaper at the beginning and the end of the season, when not all of the lifts may be open. Therefore, there are three season bands that apply to lift-pass prices:

Les Arcs Season Dates Winter 2021/22
Early Season Main Season Late Season
11th-17th December 2021 18th December 2021 -
22nd April 2022
23rd-30th April 2022

Season Dates in Les Arcs

Where to buy ski passes in Les Arcs

How to buy your Les Arcs ski passes this season 2017/18

There are two main ways of purchasing your Les Arcs ski pass: online and in resort.

How to buy your Les Arcs ski passes online – A step-by-step guide
To save time and money, you can pre-order your Les Arcs ski passes online. The process is really simple: 

  1. Click on the button below, which will take you to Les Arcs' main lift pass website
  2. Select the area you want to ski in Les Arcs/Peisey-Vallandry or the full Paradiski area), how many days you want, the start date you require and how many people of each age group are in your party
  3. Any discounts you may be eligible for will be automatically applied to the price of your passes
  4. Choose if you want ski insurance or not – we recommend you add it
  5. State whether you already have a rechargeable card (in which case you'll need to insert its WTP number – see below for more information) or you don't
  6. Create an account with your personal details
  7. Choose whether you want your ski passes to be delivered to your home address for a small fee (allow at least 10 days for delivery outside France and 7 days within France), or you prefer to pick them up at one of the cash desks
  8. Pay for your ski passes

That's it, you're all ready to hit the slopes!

Buy Passes Online

How to buy your Les Arcs ski passes in resort
You can also buy your pass at a lift pass office when you get to resort. If you're uncertain of the pass you need or are looking to see how the weather is before buying your pass, then this can be a good option. The lift pass office staff is also great at advising exactly which pass is best for you while some passes, such as pedestrian and beginner lift passes, are only available at the ski pass offices. Be warned, though, you may have to queue, especially at busy times.

There are also three locations where you can buy your ski pass through a “quick purchase” machine. Once you have initially chosen an understandable language, buying your pass is a simple matter of choosing from the relevant options displayed and paying with a credit or debit card. Two of these automatic machines are situated in Arc 1800, one near to the Transarc gondola and the other next to the Tourist Information Office in Le Charvet. The third is positioned next to the funicular station in Bourg St Maurice.

Ski Lifts/Areas & Skipass Offices in Les Arcs

How ski passes work in Les Arcs

The mountains in Les Arcs

Ski passes in Les Arcs are loaded onto a rechargeable SmartMedia card, which is more or less the size of a credit card and has a chip that stores the lift pass information. This hands-free card is read remotely at the entrance of the lifts, so you just need it to put it in a pocket on your left side (many ski jackets have a special pocket on the left sleeve) and the turnstile will activate remotely as you pass through. Keep it away from your credit cards, mobile phone or other ski passes as they may obstruct the card reading.

What is a ski pass WTP number? You can recharge and top-up your Les Arcs hands-free card as many times as you want over several years. In order to do so, you need to enter the card's WTP (Wireless Transaction Protocol) number when purchasing your pass online. You can find this number on your card. After you've recharged your hands-free card in advance, you can generally go directly to the lifts without having to stop at the lift pass offices.

Worth knowing – About Les Arcs & Paradiski ski passes
Unless otherwise stated, Les Arcs and Paradiski ski passes and prices are generally subject to the following terms:

  • Photo is required for all passes over 10 days
  • Prices shown are for the main season
  • When buying ski insurance as part of your Les Arcs or Paradiski ski pass purchase, either online or at the Ski Pass Offices in resort, it will be provided by Carré Neige. The prices above do not include ski insurance, which you can add starting at €2.90 per person per day. Please, check the insurance policy and the company's T&Cs before purchasing.
  • Longer duration ski passes available online and in resort

Prices, offers, discounts & conditions are shown here as a guide only and are subject to change – to be confirmed at the time of booking. Further terms & conditions may apply. Prices may be subject to changes in sales tax.

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Read about the ski lift system in Les Arcs and find out more about the variety of winter activities you can do on your visit. Or, if you're coming in the summer, take a look at our Lift Pass Prices guide for summer lift pass price comparisons.

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