1. Transport system
Since 2014, Noi Bai - Lao Cai Expressway running through the area of Yen Bai province has been put into operation. This has reduced time and cost from Yen Bai to key economic regions of Hanoi, Lao Cai, Hai Phong (travelling time from Yen Bai to Noi Bai International Airport drops to 1 hour 30 minutes, to Lao Cai - 1 hour to 30 minutes, to Hai Phong - 2 hours 30 minutes, to Bac Ninh - 1 hour to 30 minutes, to Thai Nguyen - 02 hours.) as well as other surrounding economic regions, international economic exchanges with the southwestern provinces of China and ASEAN countries. (through Hai Phong port and Lao Cai international border gate),
In addition, Yen Bai has nearly 7,000 km of roads which are reasonably distributed to facilitate the transportation of goods and travelling of people. In which, there are 04 national roads with total length of 375.5 km which are synchronously constructed, ensuring smooth traveling. National road 70 connects Yen Bai with Phu Tho and Lao Cai; National road 37 is the inter-provincial route connecting seven provinces including Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai and Son La; National road 32 going through four provinces of Ha Noi, Phu Tho, Yen Bai and Lao Cai; from Yen Bai to Phu Tho and Son La by national road 32C.
Trans- Asia railway of Ha Noi - Lao Cai – China runs through Yen Bai province with total length of 83 km, through 10 stations along the districts of Tran Yen, Van Yen and Yen Bai city. This is an important cargo and passenger transportation railway which has been newly renovated and upgraded and it helps increase considerably transportation capacity of this railway. Cargo handling capacity of 2,200 tons/day, Currently, there are average 30 trains per day running through the area of Yen Bai, including 10 guest trains, 20 freight trains. Yen Bai rail transport branch has enough capacity to meet the needs of investors in transport, handling and loading of goods to all the stations on the national railway routes.
There are 02 major waterway routes of the Hong river and Thac Ba lake. The Hong river route with the length of 115 km is an important waterway to transport forest products, minerals between Lao Cai, Yen Bai to lowland provinces of Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc, Ha Noi and Hai Phong port. Waterway route on Thac Ba lake with the length of 83 km is the main traveling route of the communes around lakes, waterway vehicles can travel easily throughout the year and there is docks ensuring transport of passengers, tourists and material supply for the factories in the area. Currently, Yen Bai is planning to build two cargo ports on the Hong River, of which, 01 port is located in Van Phu commune, near the southern industrial park of Yen Bai province; 01 port is located in Au Lau commune, near the Au Lau industrial park to serve the transportation of goods to Hanoi, Phu Tho, Lao Cai ...
Although there is no airway, travelling from Yen Bai to Noi Bai International airport takes only 1 hour 20 minutes which is faster than some localities near Hanoi as My Duc district, Thanh Tri district, Ung Hoa district
2. Water and power supply infrastructure
So far, Yen Bai province has connected national power grids to all communes, wards and townships of the province and fully met the electricity demand for life and production activities of the factories inside and outside the industrial parks. Currently, in Yen Bai province, there are Thac Ba hydropower plant and over 10 small hydropower stations with total capacity of 296 MW, total commercial electricity output reaches 1.1 million KW / h.
Yen Bai province has urban water supply system with total capacity of 7 million m3/year, of which tap water system is supplied by Yen Bai water plant - Yen Binh with a capacity of 12,000 m3 / day, Nghia Lo town water plant with a capacity of 3,500 m3 / day water supply water to the area of Nghia Lo town, capacity and quality ensure services for domestic demand for life and production activities.
3. Telecommunication and information technology system
Yen Bai Province has full communication services of telecommunication companies of VNPT, Mobifone, Viettel, FPT Telecom with fiber-optic network connecting to 100% of the districts, towns and cities and 85% of communes, wards and townships in the province. 3G Internet network coverage is 80%, mobile telephone network coverage is 98%, in order to meet the best needs of communication services to all organizations and individuals in Yen Bai province.