Party information

Welcome to Alternative Party, a digital culture festival and demoparty with alternative ideas and full programme with demo compos, music, special guests and exhibitions.

Participate now: Join us at #altparty @ IRCnet or follow us on Twitter and send tweets with #altparty hastag.


Tallberginkatu 1 C 15, 00180 Helsinki

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Time and services:



Travelling to Helsinki

The event is located to the Helsinki city center and it is easy to reach from different places. You can get there by foot, tram, busses and even the metro is located only about 500 m from the location. For instructions, how to get to the venue inside Helsinki, please check the location page.

For an overview on where Helsinki and the Cable Factory is located, check out this map from Google Maps.

Meeting friends from all over Europe, relaxed atmosphere

Helsinki can be reached by plane from all over the world and by ferries or car from neighbouring countries. 

By air

Low cost airlines

Other air travel


From Helsinki-Vantaa airport to the party place: From the airport take a bus to city center, then go to Ruoholahti by metro. Taxi from airport to party place costs ca. 35 €.

From Tampere-Pirkkala airport to the party place: There is a bus connection from airport to Tampere. From Tampere you can get to Helsinki easily by train. From railway station go to Ruoholahti by metro.

It is also possible to use the national carrier Finnair if you prefer flying instead of using train.

By sea

From ferry terminal to the party place: Helsinki has many ferry terminals. When using public transport, travel first to the main railway station and take the metro to the party place. Taxi to party place costs ca. 15 €.

By land

Busses and public transportation

Car rental

For example, following international car rental companies are available in Helsinki:

With car it is possible to:

  • Drive through Denmark, Sweden and take the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • Drive through the Baltic and take the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
  • Drive through the Baltic and take the long way around by traveling via St. Petersburg and then to Helsinki

Travel agencies

For example, following travel agencies can arrange your trip to Helsinki: