Arriving

Arriving to the Festival Area

Ruisrock festival site can be reached conveniently with the festival bus or by bike from Turku city centre. The festival buses run from Turku city center to the festival bus station. There is a clearly marked walking route of about two kilometres (about 1.2 miles) between the festival bus station and the festival site.

Festival bus from Turku city centre

There is a festival bus running on a non-stop-basis from Turku city centre to the festival bus station according to the festival opening hours. The route starts from Maariankatu 6 and the bus will also stop at Turku bus station and Turku railway station. On festival days, the first bus leaves about an hour before the gates open.

You can buy a 3-day festival bus ticket in advance at Tiketti. Otherwise, the bus ticket costs 5 €/way. The ticket can be purchased when getting onto a bus. The purchase can be done by contactless payment.

By the festival bus from Artukainen Camping and parking area

There is a free festival bus from the camping and parking areas running on a non-stop-basis between the Ruisrock festival bus station and Artukainen Camping and parking area. On festival days, the first bus leaves about an hour before the gates open. Bus is intended for people staying in Artukainen Camping and for people parking on the parking area.

By bicycle and electric scooter

You can ride your bike to the festival site by following the signs along the bike path of Ruissalo parkway. You can leave your bicycle at the guarded bicycle parking next to the festival main entrance.

There’s also a free bicycle parking close to the Ruissalo bridge.

All e-scooters provided by local companies must be left at the designated place next to Pahaniemensilta. You can’t drive beyond this point with e-scooters.

To ensure it’s safe for everyone to go to the festivals, please follow these instructions:

  • Drive calmly and according to traffic rules
  • Park the e-scooter or bicycle in the marked area
  • Don’t drive drunk
  • Don’t give a ride to a friend with a e-scooter or bike
  • Please consider other road users
  • Follow the instructions of the traffic controllers and law enforcement officers

You can buy a ticket to the bike park either in advance at Tiketti or at the bike park gate on site. Only the most common payment cards are accepted at the gate, as the festival is cashless.

Bicycle park prices at the gate:
Bicycle parking for 3 days 11 euros
Bicycle parking, one day 5 euros

By Turku local buses

The local bus time tables and stop information can be found in the trip planner Föli. Föli also has information on buses running to close-by towns, for example to Naantali, Paimio and Kaarina. We recommend purchasing a bus ticket for the duration of the whole festival visit to make travel faster and smoother.

Turku local bus timetables

By car

If you are driving to Ruisrock, we recommend carpooling. There is no parking on Ruissalo during the festival. The parking lot of the festival is located in Artukainen, at Artukainen runway. The parking fee is EUR 7, and if the car leaves the area, a new parking fee will be charged on arrival. The most common payment methods are debit and credit cards.

If you bring or pick up festival guests by car, the nearest stop at the festival is near the Pahaniemi bridge, in the parking lot of Helena Café. The address is Tuontiväylä 2.

By taxi

The closest taxi stop to the festival site is located at the festival bus station, by the Ruissalo bridge. There is a clearly marked walking route of about two kilometres (about 1.2 miles) between the festival bus station and the festival site.

By boat

You cannot get to the festival area by your own boat. The city center is most conveniently reached by festival bus from the city center.

Accessible arriving

Ruisrock organisers want to offer everyone a chance to come to the festival. Accessible entrance and possibility for disabled parking make arriving at the festival easier. The disabled parking permit have to be applied for in advance. Read more on accessibility.