Vanylven is a municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of the Sunnmøre region. The administrative centre is Fiskåbygd. Other villages include Syvde, Rovdane, and Myklebost.
Vanelven was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The spelling was later changed to Vanylven. On 1 July 1918, the area around the Syvdsfjorden was separated to become the new municipality of Syvde. This left Vanylven with 1,848 residents. Then on 1 January 1964, Syvde, along with the Rovdesanda area of Rovde, was merged back into Vanylven. This gave Vanylven a population of 3,897. On 1 January 2002, the mainland Åram area north of Fiskåbygd (population: 380) was transferred from Sande was transferred to Vanylven.