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Ticket prices

The BFI London Film Festival takes place at a number of venues across the city. Please check your ticket or confirmation email to make sure you know where your screening takes place. More information on venues can be found on the venues page.

Booking fee

Festival tickets are subject to a £1 booking fee per ticket, which is capped at £3 per transaction. The booking fee only applies to telephone and online bookings, not counter sales. BFI Champions and BFI Members are exempt from all booking fees.

Matinees

Matinees are classed as all standard screenings before 5pm on weekdays in all venues (excludes Screen Talks/LFF Connects/Special Events). In addition, there are weekend matinees for Gala repeat screenings at selected venues. Please see price table below for details.

Standard ticket prices

Weekday matinees (all venues excluding Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £9
Optional Gift Aid ticket £9.90

Weekday matinees at Odeon Leicester Square
Tickets £12.95
Optional Gift Aid ticket £14.25

Evening and weekend screenings at non-West End venues
Tickets £12.95
Optional Gift Aid ticket £14.25

Evening and weekend screenings at West End venues
Tickets £16
Optional Gift Aid ticket £17.60

Gala and Special Presentation ticket prices

Special Presentations and Surprise Film (BFI IMAX, BFI Southbank, Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £17
Optional Gift Aid ticket £18.70

Strand Galas (Embankment Garden Cinema)
Tickets £21
Optional Gift Aid ticket £23.10

Strand Gala repeat screenings – weekday matinees (Embankment Garden Cinema)
Tickets £10
Optional Gift Aid ticket £11

Strand Gala repeat screenings – weekend matinees (Embankment Garden Cinema)
Tickets £17
Optional Gift Aid ticket £18.70

Strand Gala repeat screenings – evening
Tickets £12.95
Optional Gift Aid ticket £14.25

Headline Galas (Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £29
Optional Gift Aid ticket £31.90

Headline Gala repeat screenings – weekday matinees (Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £14
Optional Gift Aid ticket £15.40

Headline Galas repeat screenings – weekend matinees (Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £17
Optional Gift Aid ticket £18.70

Headline Galas repeat screenings – evening
Tickets £12.95
Optional Gift Aid ticket £14.25

Opening and Closing Night Galas (Odeon Leicester Square)
Tickets £40
Optional Gift Aid ticket £44

Opening and Closing Night parallel screenings (Embankment Garden Cinema)
Tickets £29
Optional Gift Aid ticket £31.90

Opening and Closing Night repeat screenings – evening and Odeon Leicester Square weekday matinees
Tickets £15
Optional Gift Aid ticket £16.50

Concessions

Child tickets (under 16) for family programme
Tickets £1

Adult tickets for family programme
Tickets £10
Optional Gift Aid ticket £11

Seniors, unwaged, students and disabled visitors – weekday matinees
Tickets £6.50
Optional Gift Aid ticket £7.15

Child tickets for Family Gala (maximum 3 child tickets per adult ticket purchased)
Tickets £6

Adult tickets for Family Gala
Tickets £10
Optional Gift Aid ticket £11

Student – evening and weekend tickets (except Galas)
Tickets £9
Optional Gift Aid ticket £9.90

Under 25 rush tickets
Tickets £5

Unwaged rush tickets
Tickets £5

Discovery Passes

Choose 3 films from our curated selections for £30. See the full list. Use the code DISCOVER before adding tickets to your basket.

Events

Screen Talks
Tickets £18.00

LFF CONNECTS
Tickets £18.00

Gift Aid

Did you know that the BFI is a charity? Our Gift Aid tickets include an optional donation which supports the BFI’s restoration, education and cultural programmes. When you select a Gift Aid ticket, the BFI can claim Gift Aid on the full value of your ticket, making your donation go even further. Gift Aid tickets include a 10% donation.

Terms & conditions

Opening and Closing Night Galas are subject to a BFI Champion and BFI Member ticket ballot to ensure fairness.

There are no exchanges or refunds of any kind for all customers. Tickets may not be resold for higher than 20% above the face value displayed, and any such action may result in cancellation of the original booking by the BFI. Tickets may not be used as part of commercial hospitality/concierge packages unless authorised by the BFI.

Maximum of 2 tickets per film per customer or 4 tickets per family film (max 3 children per adult) until 14 September.


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