Getting Here

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Getting Here


Plan your visit

TIFF Lightbox is a film and cultural centre in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We are located in the first five floors of the Festival Tower on the northwest corner of King Street West and John Street. Visit the temporary exhibition, watch a film screening, or browse the TIFF Shop. The film collection and archives in our Film Reference Library are also open for the public to enjoy.

A map of downtown Toronto with TIFF Bell Lightbox located in the northwest corner of King Street West and John Street

How to get to TIFF Lightbox

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Subway

TIFF Lightbox is closest to St. Andrew subway station on Line 1. TIFF is a 450m or 6 minute walk west from the subway.

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Streetcar or Bus

Take the King streetcar (Route 504). The closest stop is John St. This will bring you directly in front of TIFF Lightbox.

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GO Transit or Via Rail

TIFF Lightbox is a 550m or 15 minute walk from Union Station. It can also be reached by subway (one stop from Union Station to St. Andrew).

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Driving

Paid parking is available underneath TIFF Lightbox, but is not operated by TIFF.

Reitman Square Parking

Precise ParkLink runs the parking underneath TIFF Lightbox. Note: P2 is not available from the elevator. It must be accessed from P1 or P3, then walking up/down the ramp. Parking App Code: #1176

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Opening Hours

TIFF Lightbox
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 4pm–10pm
Wednesday – Thursday: 3pm–10pm
Friday – Sunday: 10am–10pm

Customer Relations Call Centre
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Local: 416-599-2033
Toll-free: 1-888-258-8433

Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 4pm–9pm
Wednesday – Thursday: 3pm–10pm
Friday – Sunday: 10am–10pm

Varda Café-Bar
Monday: Closed
TIFF Member Tuesday: 4pm–10pm
Wednesday – Thursday: 4pm-10pm
Friday - Sunday: 11am–10pm

TIFF Shop
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 11am–7pm
Thursday – Saturday: 11am–9pm
Sunday: 11am–7pm

Film Reference Library
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 12–5pm
Thursday – Friday: 12–7pm
Saturday: 12–5pm
Sunday: Closed
416-934-3275 | libraryservices@tiff.net

Year Round Tickets

Prices do not apply to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Tickets can be purchased at the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office, via the calendar, or calling 1-888-258-8433.

Regular film (includes tax and fees)

Adult:

$16

Senior or Student (with valid ID):

$13.50

Child (ages 3–12):

$12.25

Member 365:

$12

Member (Contributors Circle +):

$8

3D, 70mm, Special Presentation (includes tax and fees)

Adult:

$19

Senior or Student (with valid ID):

$16

Child (ages 3–12):

$14.25

Member 365:

$14.25

Member (Contributors Circle +):

$9.50

Premium Screening (includes tax and fees)

Adult:

$26

Senior or Student (with valid ID):

$22

Child (ages 3–12):

$19.50

Member 365:

$19.50

Member (Contributors Circle +):

$13

*Children under the age of three are allowed free entry.
Prices include HST and a $1 service fee for non-Member-price tickets.

For more information, please see our help on Ticketing.

Accessibility

TIFF Lightbox's entire building is accessible to people in wheelchairs or with any other mobility impairments. We have escalators to each level with publicly accessible cinemas, lobby elevators to all levels, and barrier-free washroom facilities on each level.

Accessible Seating
Accessible seating locations are available in all cinemas at TIFF Lightbox. To book accessible seating, please contact our Call Centre, open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm, at 416-599-2033 or 1-888-258-8433. Seating is limited and cannot be guaranteed; it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Audio descriptive and subtitling
The accessibility features we offer at our cinemas are: Assisted Listening, Descriptive Sound, and Closed Captioning, and Open Captioning on occasion. Please note Descriptive Sound, Closed Captioning, and Open Captioning are not available for all films.

Service and Support Animals
Guide dogs and service animals are welcome in all public spaces at TIFF Lightbox, including the cinemas. Emotional support animals will be permitted on a discretionary basis. Front of House staff may request that you provide documentation from a regulated health professional confirming the animal is required as per the AODA’s Customer Service Standards. Please let Front of House staff know if your service animal needs water or any assistance.

For more information visit Accessibility at TIFF.

To do at TIFF Lightbox

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What's on

Check our calendar to see the films, talks, and events on now and coming up.

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Film Reference Library

Visit this film-lover's dream — in person or online.

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TIFF Shop

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