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Tickets and booking

Booking dates

BFI Patrons extra priority booking opens online and by telephone at 11:30 on 20 February.
BFI Champions extra priority booking opens online and by telephone at 11:30 on 21 February.
BFI Members priority booking opens online, in person and by telephone at 11:30 on 22 February.
Public booking opens online, in person and by telephone at 11:30 on 27 February.

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Booking methods

Online: Log in or create an online account to book
Telephone: Call the ticket office on 020 7928 3232 (11:30-20:30 daily)
In person: Visit the ticket counter at BFI Southbank (11:30-20:30 daily)

Ticket prices

Standard tickets (evenings after 17:00, weekends after 12:00)
BFI Members (concs): £10.60 (£7.50)
BFI Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £11.70 (£8.25)
Non-Members (concs): £12.10 (£9)
Non-Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £13.35 (£9.90)
Student BFI Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £6.50 (£7.15)
Student non-Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £8 (£8.80)

Matinee screenings (weekdays prior to 17:00, weekends prior to 12:00)
BFI Members (concs): £6.50
BFI Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £7.15
Non-Members (concs): £8
Non-Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £8.80
Student BFI Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £6.50 (£7.15)
Student non-Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £8 (£8.80)

Opening and Closing Galas
BFI Members (concs): £15.20
BFI Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £16.75
Non-Members (concs): £15.20
Non-Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £16.75
Student BFI Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £15.20 (£16.75)
Student non-Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £15.20 (£16.75)

IMAX screenings
BFI Members (concs): £14.20
BFI Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £15.65
Non-Members (concs): £14.20
Non-Members optional Gift Aid ticket*: £15.65
Student BFI Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £14.20 (£15.65)
Student non-Members (optional Gift Aid ticket): £14.20 (£15.65)

Other events individually priced. Concession prices are available to: senior citizens, unwaged and disabled visitors on proof of valid ID.

*Our standard tickets include an optional 10% donation which supports the charitable work we do, and also enables us to claim Gift Aid on the full value of your ticket. Thank you for supporting film forever.

25 and under rush tickets

All non-Gala tickets £3 for 25 year olds and under, on sale 45 minutes before advertised start time.

In person at the venue with valid ID only, subject to availability, first come first served and excluding Gala screenings. One ticket per customer.

There are no exchanges or refunds of any kind for all customers. Maximum of two tickets per film per customer. BFI Members are exempt from booking fees. Find full ticket terms at bfi.org.uk/terms.

Ticket releases

More tickets will be released from Thursday 9 March, so do check back daily! Alternatively, try your luck in the returns queue 45 minutes before each screening at the box office at each venue.

Anti-Piracy policy

Cameras are not permitted in Festival screenings. Recording sound, taking pictures or filming during the screening is illegal and any person caught in the act of filming will be immediately expelled and pirated material seized. They may also be subject to legal action.

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