Tickets, Passes and Clip cards

Your Options to see Films at RIFF

Get a Festival pass!

With a Festival Pass you can reserve tickets for all screenings you want from 24h in advance as long as there are seats available. Info below.

Get a Clip Card!

With a Clip Card you can reserve tickets for 8 regular screenings for a special price! Info below.

Buy a Horror Pass for Friday the 27th!

online only – info on

Buy your tickets directly from our schedule by choosing a screening and clicking the button “order ticket”


You can buy the above online (credit card required) or directly at Bíó Paradís during the festival. There you can pay in cash or by credit card.

Save up to ISK 1000 by reserving your tickets online with our digital passes!


SINGLE DAY TICKET (Valid until 5 pm)
1.300 kr. box office
1.200 kr.

1.700 kr. box office
1.600 kr.

CLIP CARD – With the coupon card you get 8 tickets at a discount! You can use it all by yourself or share it with others.
9.900 kr. box office
9.600 kr. digital Clip Card from
9.600 kr. seniors & disabled (box office)

FESTIVAL PASS Valid for all the films at the festival, so if you plan on seeing a lot of films, the Festival Pass is the best option by far!
FESTIVAL PASS ( Valid for all screenings, not special events).
17.900 kr. box office
16.900 kr. digital Festival Pass from
14.500 kr. student pass (box office)
13.500 kr. digital student pass from
13.500 kr. digital pass & box office: seniors, people with disabilities and Reykjavik Culture Pass holders

WHERE TO GET TICKETS, PASSES & CLIP CARDS – open all day every day. We offer discounted prices online.
Bíó Paradís – opens September 26th at 12 pm and is open during the festival from half an hour before the first screening of the day until midnight.
RIFF information  – located at Center Hotel Plaza, Aðalstræti 4-6, 101 Reykjavík. It is open from September 24th to October 4th from 11:00-18:00.

A Festival Pass entitles you to reserve tickets for one screening of each film of your choice, excluding special events.

With our digital Festival Pass you can reserve and withdraw tickets online for up to 4 screenings at once, from 24 hours up to 5 minutes in advance via our website. If you prefer a pass from the box office, you can alternatively visit Bíó Paradís from 4 pm to reserve tickets for screenings for the next day.

Please note that you can not reserve tickets for overlapping screenings, that tickets are subject to availability and that your pass is tied to your person.

Upon entering the screening room you simply display your Festival Pass and may be asked for your ID.