Hung Yen is a province located in the Red River Delta, in the Northern Focal Economic Zone and the Hanoi-Hai Phong–Quang Ninh Economic Triangle.
The eastern gateway to Hanoi, Hung Yen has 23 km of the 5A National Highway and over 20 km of the Hanoi-Haiphong railway route. In addition, the national highways 39A and 38, which are prolonged from the National Highway 5, passing by Hung Yen city, running to the National Highway 1A through Yen Lenh Bridge and to the National Highway 10 through Trieu Duong Bridge. This is an important transportation axis linking southwestern provinces in the Northern Delta (Ha Nam, Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh and Thanh Haa) with Hai Duong, Haiphong and Quang Ninh provinces.
Hung Yen is close to Hai Phong and Cai Lan seaports and Noi Bai International Airport. It has borders with Hanoi and the provinces of Bac Ninh, Ha Tay, Ha Nam, Thai Binh and Hai Duong.