VPN Gateway is billed by the Pay-As-You-Go method. Fees are based on the actual network traffic and are billed hourly.

Billing items

The VPN Gateway provides IPSEC-VPN and SSL-VPN functions, and the billing items for different functions also vary.

Total cost of each VPN Gateway= instance fee + traffic fee + SSL specification fee

  • Instance fee:

    Each VPN Gateway is calculated separately. The instance fee is billed on an hourly basis. The fee is deducted in real time and partial hours are billed as full hours.

  • Network traffic fee

    Each VPN Gateway is calculated separately. Cumulative outbound traffic of a VPN Gateway in an hour is billed. Inbound traffic is not billed. Outbound traffic refers to data transferred from the Alibaba Cloud data center to the Internet. The reverse is inbound traffic.

  • SSL specification fee
    After the SSL-VPN function is enabled, you must select the SSL specification according to the maximum number of clients connected simultaneously. The fee varies by specification.
    Note The SSL specification fee is charged only when the SSL-VPN function is enabled.

Instance fee

VPN Gateway offers different bandwidth specifications, and the instance fee also varies by the VPN Gateway specification.
Note The prices in the following table are only for reference. Take the prices on the purchase page as standard.
Region 10 Mbps (USD/hour) 100 Mbps (USD/hour) 200 Mbps (USD/hour) 500 Mbps (USD/hour) 1000 Mbps (USD/hour)
Mainland China 0.059 0.209 0.209 0.767 0.767
China (Hong Kong) 0.087 0.262 0.262 1.025 1.025
Singapore 0.087 0.262 0.262 1.025 1.025
Australia (Sydney) 0.087 0.389 0.389 1.088 1.088
US (Virginia) 0.066 0.295 0.295 0.826 0.826
US (Silicon Valley) 0.082 0.392 0.392 1.095 1.095
Germany (Frankfurt) 0.077 0.359 0.359 1.003 1.095
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) 0.080 0.240 0.240 0.878 0.878
UAE (Dubai) 0.090 0.420 0.420 1.231 1.231
Japan (Tokyo) 0.091 0.275 0.275 0.767 0.767
India (Mumbai) 0.082 0.249 0.249 0.697 0.697
Indonesia (Jakarta) 0.087 0.262 0.262 0.734 0.734
UK (London) 0.077 0.359 0.359 1.003 1.003

Traffic fee

Note The prices in the following table are only for reference. Take the prices on the purchase page as standard.
Region Traffic fee (USD/Gbps/hour)
Mainland China 0.125
China (Hong Kong) 0.153
Singapore 0.117
Australia (Sydney) 0.130
US (Virginia) 0.078
US (Silicon Valley) 0.078
Germany (Frankfurt) 0.070
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) 0.125
UAE (Dubai) 0.447
Japan (Tokyo) 0.120
India (Mumbai) 0.117
Indonesia (Jakarta) 0.090

SSL specification fee

After the SSL-VPN function is enabled, you must select the SSL specification according to the maximum number of clients connected simultaneously. The fee varies according to the specifications.
Note The prices in the following table are only for reference. Take the prices on the purchase page as standard.
SSL specification USD/hour
5 0.048
10 0.074
200,000 0.117
50 0.226
100 0.328
500 1.09
1,000 1.547