Bac Yen

Bac Yen is a comprehensive travel guide about private car hire, car rental with driver, easy bus station pickup, transfers, transport from/to Bac Yen, Son La, Vietnam. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Bac Yen district, Son La province.

Bac Yen district covers an area of 1,085 square kilometres. It contains 1 township and 15 communes including Bac Yen township, Chieng Sai, Chim Van, Hang Chu, Hang Dong, Hong Ngai, Hua Nhan, Lang Cheu, Muong Khoa, Pac Nga, Phieng Ban, Phieng Con, Song Pe, Ta Khoa, Ta Xua, and Xim Vang.

Bac Yen map

How to get to Bac Yen?

There are several ways for getting to Bac Yen district, Son La province, Vietnam. You can get there by private car, limousine shared transfer, shuttle, local bus, motorbike, or bicycle. Choices are various depending on your departure location, preferred means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget.

Getting to Bac Yen from Hanoi

Hanoi to Bac Yen private car

The best way to get to Bac Yen from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. Booking a private transfer from Hanoi to Bac Yen offers you the chance to make as many stops on the way as you wish for coffee breaks, side-road visits, or just taking pictures. The option also enables you to discover the district at your own pace. Booking a private car with driver is highly recommended for a family holidays, and photography tour.

We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat Sedan, 7, 8 seat MPV, SUV, 4WD, 15, 16 Minivan, Minibus, 29, 35, 45 Coaches offering a wide selection of car rental packages. Options include easy bus station pickup, private transfers, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for overland trips, self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours to Bac Yen district, Son La province, and the northern Vietnam.

No matter if in Bac Yen for travel, business, or pleasure you can find the right rental vehicle to match your budget and plans. Get around with more ease with a top quality car rental in Bac Yen from Vietnam Car Hire!

Hanoi to Bac Yen bus

There are public buses going to Son La city from Hanoi. Taking local bus or shared transfer are low cost options for getting from Hanoi to Son La city. From there you can take a taxi or connect local bus for Bac Yen. Most of Limousine service, shuttle, and local buses depart from My Dinh bus station in the west of downtown Hanoi. While most of overnight buses leave from My Dinh bus station, you may also find some day buses departing from Giap Bat bus station. Please bear in mind local buses are usually full at weekend and/or during school holidays in summer.

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service. Therefore we can help you with updated information of local bus schedule you may need for planning your upcoming trip to Son La city or from Son La city to Bac Yen. More details about this budget option can also be found online at our partner’s site:

Hanoi to Bac Yen motorbike

Adventure travelers may like renting a motorbike from Hanoi for getting to Bac Yen. Taking this option they will have the opportunity to ride on less-busy traffic roads, small back roads where it is sometimes accessible by two wheels only. Please note a valid Vietnamese driving license is required for riding motorbike in Vietnam.

Hanoi to Bac Yen bicycle

Cycling from Hanoi to Bac Yen is not an easy activity. It requires 3 days at least to complete the Hanoi – Bac Yen journey by bicycle. The option is recommended for cyclists and adventure travelers who like to travel northwest Vietnam at slow pace. Best time for taking this option is the winter in northern Vietnam (October through April). Good hybrid bikes can be rented in Hanoi bike shop.

Hanoi to Bac Yen train

There is no train connecting Bac Yen with Hanoi or other Vietnam’s travel destinations.

Bac Yen when to go?

Bac Yen features a tropical monsoon climate, which is characterized by torrential rains in the summer (from May to September) and cold and dry in winter (from November to January). Like many provinces in Vietnam, Bac Yen also suffers from the influence of the dry and hot wind from Laos in summer which makes the weather intolerable sometimes.

Bac Yen’s climate is divided into two distinct seasons. Winter lasts from October to March of the next year, and summer from April to September. The annual average temperature is 21.4oC (the highest temperature is 27oC and the lowest one is 16oC).

Bac Yen car rental packages

The following packages are only sample car rental packages, private transfers we design for travelers to travel to Bac Yen or from this district to other destinations in northern Vietnam. Please contact us for personalized routes, tailor-made travel plans, car rental options, best rates, deals, seasonal promotions, and service’s availability.

Private transfers to Bac Yen

Private transport from Son La to other destinations in Vietnam

Other routes

  • Transport from Dien Bien to Bac Yen or v.v
  • Transport from Hoa Binh to Bac Yen or v.v
  • Transport from Lai Chau to Bac Yen or v.v
  • Transport from Lao Cai to Bac Yen or v.v
  • Transport from Yen Bai to Bac Yen or v.v

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Bac Yen Vietnam?

Bac Yen car rental rates vary much depending on your travel plan, rental cars, routes, date of travel, as well as your trip duration. Please let us know your working agenda (business trip) or day-to-day itinerary (travel itinerary), we will provide a quote.

What is the most popular rental cars in Bac Yen?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Bac Yen, Son La province, Vietnam. For small group tours (3-6 people), Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinters (Minivan and Minibus) are also popular rental cars. 4,5 seat Sedans and 45, 50 seat coaches are only recommended for traveling to Bac Yen district’s center. Many communes and villages of this mountainous district of Son La province might be very difficultly accessible by sedan and/or big coach.

Why should I book Bac Yen private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Bac Yen car hire via, all your car rental options will be suggested by senior car rental agents who live in Vietnam. They are drivers, tour guides, and local people who have been to Bac Yen district, Son La province. They can provide practical, updated information about this destination. There are no extra costs and no hidden fees involved in booking a rental car with Vietnam Car Hire.

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