BFI London IMAX Cinema

Get a full-on sensory experience with a film at BFI London IMAX, which has the largest cinema screen in Britain.


Operated by ODEON Cinemas, 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 the 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 London?

BFI IMAX London has one screen – it’s the largest cinema screen in Britain.

What makes BFI IMAX different from other cinemas?

Featuring digital surround sound and a high-resolution screen more than 20 metres (65ft) high (the height of almost five double-decker buses!) and 26 metres wide (85ft), 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 London

You can book tickets on the ODEON website.

How much are tickets for BFI IMAX London?

Ticket prices vary, depending on the ticket type and time of day. Check the prices for each film when booking.

Opening Times

Prices vary so please check the website before your visit. Higher prices apply for peak times, feature films, digital titles, all-nighters, opera and ballet screenings and other special events.

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

1 Charlie Chaplin Walk
020 7199 6000
Public transport:
Tube: Waterloo Train: Waterloo

Facilities & Accessibility


For comprehensive accessibility information on this venue please click here

Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
In house AV available
Raked or tiered seating offered
Venue can display vehicles inside

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