Yen Bai City

Yen Bai City is a comprehensive travel guide about car hire, car rental with driver, airport, train, bus station transfers, private transport in and around Yen Bai city. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Yen Bai Vietnam.

Yen Bai city is the provincial capital of Yen Bai province in the north west Vietnam. The city is an ideal place for off the beaten track holidays, adventure travel tours, and outdoor activities including hiking, trekking homestay tours, mountain climbs, road cycling holidays, and photography workshops.

Yen Bai city covers an area of 58 square kilometres. It contains 4 wards including Yen Thinh, Dong Tam, Minh Tan, Nguyen Phuc, Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hong Ha, Yen Ninh, Nam Cuong, and Hop Minh. There are 8 communes are Minh Bao, Tan Thinh, Tuy Loc, Van Phu, Van Tien, Gioi Phien, Phuc Loc, and Au Lau.

Yen Bai city map

Things to do

Tuan Quan temple

Tuan Quan temple is located 3km from Yen Bai city center. It was built in the 14th century in the Le Dynasty. The temple used to be called “Mistress Bach Lam” temple. It worships Lieu Hanh, Tran Hung Dao, Hoang Bo and other human genies.

The temple is associated with many uprisings and was recognized as a historical relic in 2005. It is a popular spiritual site in Yen Bai with many annual festivals.

Getting to Yen Bai city

Yen Bai city is an important transport hub of Northern Vietnam. There are several ways for getting to Yen Bai.

Getting to Yen Bai city from Hanoi

You can get to Yen Bai Yen Bai from Hanoi by taking the overnight train from Hanoi. There are both night and day trains taking you from Hanoi train station to Yen Bai train station is located in Yen Bai city. You can also rent a private car with driver. The car journey offers the chance to discover the northwest region of Vietnam.

There are public buses from Hanoi to Yen Bai. There are more than one departure a day at My Dinh bus station. Please bear in mind Hanoi local buses are usually full at weekend. Tickets can be reserved in advance through transport company or travel agents.

When to go

Yen Bai city 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.

Yen Bai city with the average altitude of 70m, the average temperature of 230C- 240C, has the most drizzling rain of the province, which is good for food crops, forest trees, fruit trees.

The coldest period in Yen Bai city 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. September – November and March – May are the best time of year to discover Yen Bai city as well ans its surrounding attractions. In these months is very good weather and temperature from 15 to 28 °C and a night temperature from 10-18 °C.

Yen Bai city car hire

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 Yen Bai city as well as in Yen Bai province and the northern highlands of Vietnam. Options include easy airport 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.

No matter if in Yen Bai city 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 Yen Bai city from Vietnam Car Hire!

Car rental packages

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

Private transfers to Yen Bai city

Private transport from Yen Bai city to other destinations

Hanoi to Yen Bai bus

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service from Hanoi to Yen Bai city. Therefore we can help with updated train timetable and bus schedule. More details about this budget option can be found on our partner’s site at

Other routes

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

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car in Yen Bai city?

Yen Bai city 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 Yen Bai city?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Yen Bai city 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 seat coach and 50 seat coach are not recommended for traveling to Yen Bai city as well as in the Vietnam northern highlands.

Why should I book a car rental in Yen Bai city with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Yen Bai car hire service 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 much experience. There are no extra costs and no hidden fees involved in booking a rental car with Vietnam Car Hire.

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