There are several major airports in the San Francisco Bay Area. The following are the closest airports with the approximate distance to the tournament host city of San Jose.
  • Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) - located in San Jose
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 37 miles from San Jose
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 35 miles from San Jose


Shinpan and honorary guests will have rooms booked for them at the Crowne Plaza San Jose-Silicon Valley located in Milpitas:
    Crowne Plaza San Jose-Silicon Valley
    777 Bellew Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035
    Phone: (408) 321-9500
    7.4 miles to tournament site - see note below about shuttle service
All other guests are expected to book their own arrangements and can either book a room at the Crowne Plaza or another one of the hotels in the area (see below). Given the number of accomodation options in the area and range in prices, no block reservations will be provided by the tournament committee. If you are organizing accomodations for your federation, please feel free to contact a hotel of your choosing and reserve a block. The address of the tournament site is Independence High School, 1776 Educational Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95133 so consider using that address to find hotels nearby.

Note on Sayonara Party: the Sayonara Party at Mayflower Restaurant is located within walking distance (0.2 miles) of Crowne Plaza.

Note on shuttle service from Crowne Plaza: there will be a shuttle for shinpan and honorary guests from the Crowne Plaza to the tournament site. This shuttle will be available for shinpan and honorary guests only. All others staying at the Crowne Plaza are encouraged to use taxis or services like Lyft or Uber to get to and from the tournament site.

There are many other hotels in the San Jose area some of which include:

Things To Do

  • Visit San Jose - a list of activities curated by the City of San Jose