Japantown is located five blocks north of San Jose's City Hall.
The center of Japantown is North Fifth and Jackson Streets, but its boundaries reach from First to Tenth Streets, Empire Street to the south and Hedding Avenue to the north.
Japantown is closest to the Japantown/Ayer VTA Lightrail Station.
Street parking in the center of Japantown is managed by SmartMeters (accepting coins and credit cards). The parking rate is $2 per hour.