Booking your tickets

For Current Web Members information see here.

Booking online: What's On
Book in person at various EIFF venues:

Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, EH3 9BZ

10:00 - 21:00 year round

10:00 - late 22 June – 2 July

Cineworld, Fountain Park, 130/3 Dundee St, EH11 1AF

EIFF Box Office at Cineworld opens from 22 June – 2 July

16:00 - late Monday - Friday

12:00 - late Saturday - Sunday

Festival Theatre Edinburgh, 13/29 Nicolson Street, EH8 9FT

Tickets are available for all EIFF screenings at the FTE Box

Office during the venue’s opening hours

10:00 - 18:00 22 June – 2 July (Monday to Saturday)


Odeon, 118 Lothian Road, EH3 8BG

Tickets are available for all EIFF screenings at the dedicated EIFF box office on the lower level from 22 June – 2 July

16:00 – late Monday - Friday

12:00 – late Saturday - Sunday

At other venues, pre-booked tickets may be collected from 30 minutes before the screening/event and last minute tickets may be available to buy (cash only).


Vue, Omni Leisure Building 11, 61 Leith St, Edinburgh EH1 3AU

16:30 - End – 23 June

11:30 - 21:00 – 24 and 25 June

16:30 - 21:00 – 26 and 27 June


Collecting your tickets

Tickets can be collected from the EIFF Box Office at Filmhouse until one hour before the screening/event begins. After this, they will be held for collection at the venue of the screening/event from half an hour before the scheduled start time.

Tickets purchased online before Monday 19 June will be posted to UK addresses for an extra 50p postage fee.

Screening sold out?

If a screening has sold out additional tickets may be released in the lead up to the screening/event, so it’s worth checking with the Box Office at the relevant venue on the day.


Ticket refunds?

We do not refund tickets except in the event of cancellation.



Concessions are available to Senior Citizens, Students, the unemployed, people who are registered disabled, Equity Members, and under 18 year olds in full time education.


Become a Member

You can become a Filmhouse or Belmont Filmhouse Member online here, by visiting the Filmhouse Box Office in person, or contacting 0131 228 2688. Filmhouse Members and Loyalty Card holders will be able to collect Loyalty Points on all EIFF ticket purchases made online, by phone or in person at Filmhouse, Cineworld, Festival Theatre or Odeon – which you can use to save money on future ticket purchases!


Ticket Discounts

Bulk buy Buy 10 or more tickets for different films* and get a 35% discount. Buy 6-9 different films* and get a 25% discount.

Group discount Buy 10 or more tickets to a single screening and get 10% off.

Under 16s Tickets for family films are only £5 for anyone under 16.


Bargain-hunting filmgoers should note that there are additional ticket offers and giveaways throughout the Festival – simply create an account on our new website and you will gain access to a host of Festival features to help you get the most out of EIFF 2018!

*Excludes Opening and Closing Galas.

Ticket discounts are for selected screenings only, subject to availability and only one discount can be applied per transaction.