BFI IMAX

A nighttime view of the BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo with the BFI IMAX logo lit up.
The BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo. Photo: Tim Whitby: Image courtesy of Premier.
Get a full-on sensory experience with a film at BFI IMAX, which has the largest cinema screen in Britain.

About

Operated by the British Film Institute (BFI), the BFI IMAX in London features the biggest cinema screen in the UK. Book a seat for the latest blockbuster film and enjoy the ultimate cinema experience.

Where is BFI IMAX in London?

The BFI IMAX is on the South Bank, near London Waterloo station.

How to get to BFI IMAX

The BFI IMAX is located on a roundabout linking Waterloo Road, Stamford Street, York Road and Waterloo Bridge – you can access the cinema via a pedestrian underpass.

The cinema is close to London Waterloo station, which has mainline train services to destinations in the south-east of England and Tube connections via the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City lines.

Waterloo East Railway station and Southwark Underground station (Jubilee line) are also a short walk away.

How many screens are at the BFI IMAX?

BFI IMAX has one screen – the largest cinema screen in Britain.

What makes BFI IMAX different from other cinemas?

Featuring a 12-channel sound system, next generation laser projection technology and a 26-metre (85ft) wide, high-resolution screen more than 20 metres (65ft) high, (the height of almost five double-decker buses), the BFI IMAX makes you feel part of the on-screen action.

Take your pick from luxury, premium and standard seats, or cosy up in double seats – the perfect option for a date night or special occasion.

How to book tickets for BFI IMAX

You can book tickets on the BFI website.

How much are tickets for BFI IMAX?

Ticket prices vary, depending on the ticket type and time of day. Higher prices apply for peak times, feature films, digital titles, all-nighters, opera and ballet screenings and other special events. Check the prices for each film when booking.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Showtimes vary so please check the website before your visit. Booking facilities are also available online.

Venue Details & Map

BFI London IMAX Cinema

Address
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk
Waterloo
London
SE1 8XR
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7960 2102
Email
box.office@bfi.org.uk
Public transport:
Tube: Waterloo Train: Waterloo

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