How to get here

Address: Kaapeliaukio 3, 00180 Helsinki

The Glass Courtyard lobby is the main entrance to the Cable Factory. There visitors will find the Cable Factory's info point, ticket sales and Tehtaanmyymälä (factory shop).

Tehtaanmyymälä is (along with the entrance G) also the entrance to the three museums at Cable Factory.

The entrance to Dance House Helsinki is in the Glass Courtyard.

Entrances to staircases A and E are inside the Glass courtyard. Through the route named Baana, starting from the Glass Courtyard, one can access the B, C, and D stairs indoors. From the Glass Courtyard you get to the Cable Factory’s inner courtyard where you can also find entrances to staircases B, C and D.

You can also enter Cable Factory’s inner courtyard through the gateway on Tallberginkatu.

The Glass courtyard and gateway are accessible.

Public transport

Metro: Ruoholahti (600 m)
Tram: line 8 (stop Kaapelitehdas)
Buses: lines 21, 21N, 22, 26, 112N (bus stop Salmisaari)

Please note!

  • Changes to tram services starting from 3.6.2024: Tram 8 will be replaced by bus 8X.

  • Changes to the Metro services in the city center: on 3.6.-1.9.2024 the Metro will not run through the city center. The trains will terminate at the University of Helsinki station (from the direction of East Helsinki) and Kamppi station (from the direction of Espoo).

Read more:

You can find routes and timetables from the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority's Journey Planner.


The closest taxi rank is at the Ruoholahti metro station. If you book a taxi from Cable Factory, ask to be collected on Kaapeliaukio 3 or on the Tallberginkatu side.

Region map

Kaapelitehtaan aluekartta

Download Cable Factory's region map (pdf)

Building plan

Download Cable Factory's building plan (PDF)

NCC is building the We Land office building on Porkkalankatu street, and this is affecting traffic flow in the area. The estimated completion time of the construction work is in the summer 2024. To find out more about how the project is progressing and the traffic impact: (in Finnish).