Yokohama is a vibrant port city loved by its citizens, open and welcoming to visitors, and famous for its easy-going atmosphere. The largest municipality in Japan, Yokohama is conveniently located in the center of the country - with easy access to other major cities in Japan by bullet train and less than 30 minutes from Haneda Airport for direct international flights to most areas. It is also a key venue for world-level sports competitions as well as international conventions.
City of Yokohama

The official Web site of the city government provides comprehensive information on topics ranging from recreation and the arts to education, employment, and housing.

Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau

The city’s global convention and visitors site provides information for travel professionals, meeting planners, and the hospitality industry, as well as news about upcoming special events.


Living Cost

The following are the estimated monthly living costs in Yokohama.
Accommodation JPY50,000

Utility Costs JPY 10,000

Food Expenses JPY 30,000

Health Insurance JPY 1,500

Leisure / Sport JPY 5,000

Mobile Bill JPY 4,000

Books / Stationery JPY 5,000
Example monthly income and expenses of our students.

Student 1


  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Utility bills
  • Mobile bills
  • Leisure
  • Misc*


  1. Misc* includes household goods, clothes, personal care items
  2. The above students have an average monthly income (including allowance, part-time job, scholarship) of JPY170,000

Dining in Yokohama

Yokohama has plenty of dining options - from Japanese to French cuisine, popular American franchises to Australian pancakes, and a wide variety of Chinese and Southeast Asian food in Chinatown.

Yokohama Visitor's Bureau Dining Guide >

Yokohama Visitor's Bureau Muslim (Halal) Dining Guide >

Yokohama Visitor's Bureau Vegetarian Dining Guide >