This topic describes the billing of Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

VPCs are free of charge. However, you are charged for the resources that you create in VPCs.
  • If you create an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance in a VPC, you are charged for the ECS instance. For more information, see ECS billing.
  • If you create an ApsaraDB RDS (RDS) instance in a VPC, you are charged for the RDS instance. For more information, see RDS billing.
  • If you create a NAT gateway for a VPC, you are charged for the NAT gateway. For more information, see NAT Gateway billing.
  • If you create a Server Load Balancer (SLB) instance for a VPC, you are charged for the SLB instance. For more information, see Pay-as-you-go.
  • If you create a VPN gateway for a VPC, you are charged for the VPN gateway. For more information, see Pay-as-you-go.
  • If you create an Enterprise Edition or Enhanced Enterprise Edition IPv6 gateway in a VPC, you are charged for the IPv6 gateway.
  • If you use a CEN instance to connect two VPCs, you are charged for the CEN instance. For more information, see CEN billing.