Booking your tickets
For Current Web Members information see here.
Booking online: What's On
Book by phone: 0131 623 8030
Or 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.
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!
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 2017!
*Excludes Opening and Closing Galas.
Ticket discounts are for selected screenings only, subject to availability and only one discount can be applied per transaction.
Virgin East Coast Ticket offer
Spend summer nights watching movies beneath the stars. Edinburgh International Film Festival turns 70 this year, making it the world’s longest continually running film festival. Enjoy an open-air screening or go celeb-spotting for A-listers at the premiere of Disney Pixar’s Cars 3.
When is it? Outdoor screenings 16-18 June, Edinburgh International Film Festival 21 June-2 July.
Special offer: EIFF is offering 2 for 1 on most screenings when you show a ticket for an Edinburgh-bound VTEC train that arrives in the city between 16 June and July 2. The offer is valid for a maximum of 2 tickets per screening/event and for a maximum of 6 tickets in total per Virgin Trains East Coast booking. You’ll need to present your train booking confirmation or ticket in person at the box office and the following special events aren’t covered: the Opening and Closing Galas; Atmosphere | Edge of the World; Tommy Smith at Queens Hall; all script readings at Traverse Theatre.