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

VPCs are free of charge. However, you are charged for resources deployed in a VPC. For more information about the billing of resources deployed in a VPC, see the relevant billing documentation of the resources. Examples:
  • If you create an Elastic Computer 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 instance in a VPC, you are charged for the ApsaraDB RDS instance. For more information, see RDS billing.
  • If you create an Internet NAT gateway in a VPC, you are charged for the Internet NAT gateway. For more information, see NAT Gateway billing.
  • If you create an Enterprise Edition or Enhanced Enterprise Edition IPv6 gateway in a VPC, you are charged for the IPv6 gateway. For more information, see IPv6 Gateway billing.