Van Yen

Van Yen is a comprehensive travel guide about private car hire, car rental with driver, train, bus station transfers, transport from/to Van Yen, Yen Bai, Vietnam. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Van Yen, Yen Bai province.

Van Yen is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province in northwest Vietnam. The district covers an area of 1389 square kilometres. It contains 1 township and 25 communes including Mau A, Lang Thip, Chau Que Thuong, Chau Que Ha, Lam Giang, An Binh, Quang Minh, Dong An, Phong Du Ha, Phong Du Thuong, Xuan Tam, Tan Hop, Dong Cuong, Mau Dong, Ngoi A, Yen Thai, Yen Hung, Yen Hop, Xuan Ai, Hoang Thang, Vien Son, Mo Vang, Na Hau, Dai Son, Dai Phac, and Yen Phu.

Van Yen map

How to get to Van Yen?

There are several ways for getting to Van Yen. You can get there by private car, public local bus, motorbike, or bicycle. It depends on your departure location, means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget.

Getting to Van Yen from Hanoi

You can get to Van Yen from Hanoi by taking the overnight train from downtown Hanoi to Yen Bai city. There are both night and day trains taking you from Hanoi train station to Yen Bai. After you arrive in Yen Bai city, you can rent a private car or take a taxi, motor-taxi for your onward destination. Hanoi to Van Yen car journey offers the chance to stop on the way for side-road visits or taking picture.

Taking local public bus or limousine service are alternative options for getting from Hanoi to Van Yen. Most of Limousine and shuttle buses depart from My Dinh bus station in the morning. Some other overnight buses leave from Gia Lam or Giap Bat bus station in the evening. Please bear in mind local buses are usually full at weekend and during school holidays in summer.

Van Yen when to go?

Van Yen has the tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature of 220C – 230C, the average rainfall of 1,500 – 2,200 mm per year, and the average humidity of 83 – 87%, which are favorable for agriculture and forestry development. With the average altitude of 70m, the average temperature of 230C- 240C, the destination has the most drizzling rain of the province, which is good for food crops, forest trees, fruit trees. The coldest period in Van Yen is from December to February. There is often too thick fog in the winter, but then can be a very nice sunny day and everything changes rapidly.

Best time to visit

September – November and March – May are the best time of year to discover Van Yen as well ans its surroundings. In these months is very good weather and temperature from 15 to 28 °C and a night temperature from 10-18 °C.

Car and driver for Van Yen

The best way to explore this destination is to rent a car with driver. The option offers you the flexibility to discover the region. Booking a private car with driver is really helpful for a 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 in Van Yen as well as in Yen Bai province and the northern highlands of Vietnam. Options include easy train, 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 Van Yen.

No matter if in Van 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 Van Yen from Vietnam Car Hire!

Van Yen car rental packages

The following packages are only sample transfers, car rentals we design for travelers to travel to Van Yen or from this district to other destinations in Vietnam. Please contact us for personalized routes, car rental options, best rates, deals, and service’s availability.

Private transfers to Van Yen

Private transport from Van Yen to other destinations

Hanoi to Van Yen bus

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service. Therefore we can help you with updated information of local train timetable and Van Yen bus schedule. More details about this budget option can be found on our partner’s site at

Other routes

  • From Dien Bien to Van Yen or v.v
  • From Hoa Binh to Van Yen or v.v
  • From Lai Chau to Van Yen or v.v
  • From Lao Cai to Van Yen or v.v
  • From Son La to Van Yen or v.v

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Van Yen, Yen Bai?

Van Yen car rental price varies depending on your travel plan, date of travel, as well as your trip duration. Please let us know your working agenda (business travel) or day-to-day itinerary (travel itinerary), we will provide a quote.

What is the most popular rental cars in Van Yen?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Van Yen, Yen Bai, Vietnam. For small group tours (3-6 people), Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinters (Minivan and Minibus) are also popular rental cars. Big coaches including 45, 50 seat coaches are not recommended for traveling to Van Yen as well as in the Vietnam northern highlands.

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

When booking Van Yen car hire via, all your car rental options will be suggested by local senior car rental agents who live in Vietnam. They are drivers, tour guides who have been to Van Yen. 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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