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This page contains Cloud Storage pricing updates which occurred onOctober 1, 2022 and which will occur on April 1, 2023.

  • See the Pricing page for current prices, which includes the pricechanges that took effect on October 1, 2022.

  • See the April announcement page for prices that take effect on April1, 2023.

  • See the Google Cloud announcement for the FAQ.

Changes to Always Free usage limits

  • The amount of Always Free Internet egress will increase from 1GB per month to 100 GB per month to each qualifying egress destination.

Changes to at-rest storage pricing

Changes to multi-region pricing:

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Changes to dual-region pricing:

Changes to operations pricing

  • Coldline storage Class B operations pricing will increase from $0.05 per10,000 operations to $0.10 per 10,000 operations.

  • Coldline storage Class A operations pricing in regions will increasefrom $0.10 per 10,000 operations to $0.20 per 10,000 operations.

  • Coldline storage Class A operations pricing in multi-regions anddual-regions will increase from $0.10 per 10,000 operations to $0.40per 10,000 operations.

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  • For all other storage classes, Class A operations pricing inmulti-regions and dual-regions will increase to be double theClass A operations pricing in regions. For example, Standard storage ClassA operations in multi-regions and dual-regions will increase from $0.05 per10,000 operations to $0.10 per 10,000 operations.

Changes to data replication pricing

  • Default replication pricing in the us and eu multi-regions, as well as inNorth American and European dual-regions, including nam4 and eur4,will increase from $0.00 per GB to $0.02 per GB.

  • Default replication pricing in the asia multi-region and in Asiandual-regions, including asia1, will increase from $0.00 per GB to $0.08per GB.

Changes to network egress pricing

  • Reading data in a Cloud Storage bucket located in a multi-region froma Google Cloud service located in a region on the same continent willno longer be free; instead, such moves will be priced the same as generaldata moves between different locations on the same continent.

  • Network egress within Google Cloud will no longer depend on the monthlyegress traffic you have from your bucket. Instead, pricing will bedetermined solely by the locations involved:

Northern America Europe Asia Indonesia Oceania Latin America
Northern America $0.02/GB
Europe $0.05/GB $0.02/GB
Asia $0.08/GB $0.08/GB $0.08/GB
Indonesia $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.10/GB N/A
Oceania $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.08/GB $0.08/GB
Latin America $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB

Temporary changes to Storage Transfer Service pricing

From April 2, 2022 to December 31, 2022, Storage Transfer Service issuspending many of the transfer costs that normally accrue when using theservice. This temporary change is intended to help you migrate data withinCloud Storage to locations that best align with your use cases.

Mapping old and new SKUs

The table below compares the old and new SKUs for Operation charges.For detailed information on the SKUs, see the Google Cloud SKUs page. Please note that Billing SKUs for class A operations displaypricing in units of cost per 1,000 operations and class B per 10,000 operations.

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Old SKU ID Old SKU Description Old SKU List Price New SKU ID New SKU Description New SKU List Price
990C-ED9B-B8C9 Archive Class A Operations $0.0500 F3A8-B939-4A19 Regional Archive Class A Operations $0.0500
C9E9-E842-56EA Dual-Region Archive Class A Operations $0.10
7C99-2945-9180 Multi-Region Archive Class A Operations $0.10
FFB9-8661-27DD Archive Class B Operations $0.5000 1DBA-E3C9-B2A8 Regional Archive Class B Operations $0.5000
38E1-E4E2-C74A Dual-Region Archive Class B Operations $0.5000
DA71-0203-B933 Multi-Region Archive Class B Operations $0.5000
A1F1-940B-6E1A Coldline Class A Operations $0.01 8C3E-BC32-E512 Regional Coldline Class A Operations $0.02
4F37-07E0-B25A Dual-Region Coldline Class A Operations $0.04
DA98-061E-D589 Multi-Region Coldline Class A Operations $0.04
C73D-E5EA-F13D Coldline Class B Operations $0.05 B2C2-1D02-E27F Regional Coldline Class B Operations $0.10
93C5-F587-0543 Dual-Region Coldline Class B Operations $0.10
EF72-F0CA-9530 Multi-Region Coldline Class B Operations $0.10
05B5-EE18-5022 Nearline Class A Operations $0.01 9559-D2EC-1D33 Regional Nearline Class A Operations $0.01
E03D-A650-232E Dual-Region Nearline Class A Operations $0.02
C31D-D5AC-885F Multi-Region Nearline Class A Operations $0.02
D0C7-E6E8-6579 Nearline Class B Operations $0.01 36B5-7D3A-C3EE Regional Nearline Class B Operations $0.01
8DFA-C1B4-82A5 Dual-Region Nearline Class B Operations $0.01
5693-D6A3-C16C Multi-Region Nearline Class B Operations $0.01
1BDB-2DC8-AF24 Durable Reduced Availability Class A Operations $0.01 2ED9-24D3-FC34 Dual-Region Durable Reduced Availability Class A Operations $0.02
007A-40B7-63BC Multi-Region Durable Reduced Availability Class A Operations $0.02
031C-F3F5-B5FD Durable Reduced Availability Class B Operations $0.01 8CEE-59F4-E074 Dual-Region Durable Reduced Availability Class B Operations $0.01
CBDB-5E1B-7CB1 Multi-Region Durable Reduced Availability Class B Operations $0.01
9ADA-9AED-1B24 Multi-Region Standard Class A Operations $0.0050 52BA-29B5-BE3B Dual-Region Standard Class A Operations $0.010
9ADA-9AED-1B24 Multi-Region Standard Class A Operations $0.010
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New replication and multi-region egress charges

These are all new SKUs for Replication and multi-region egress charges.For detailed information on the SKUs, see the Google Cloud SKUs page.

New SKU ID New SKU Description New SKU Price
3C8A-99C5-F47B Networking Traffic Egress GCP Multi-region within Northern America $0.02
D46A-868A-BBF7 Networking Traffic Egress GCP Multi-region within Europe $0.02
990F-BF38-8D3C Networking Traffic Egress GCP Multi-region within Asia $0.08
AED0-3315-7B11 Networking Traffic GCP Replication within Northern America $0.02
CB83-3C2D-160D Networking Traffic GCP Replication within Europe $0.02
CA61-E18A-B2D6 Networking Traffic GCP Replication within Asia $0.08
1193-6316-413E Networking Traffic GCP Replication within Oceania $0.08
AFC0-C8B7-9708 Networking Traffic GCP Replication within Latin America $0.14

Existing SKUs with price changes

Existing SKUs that are either increasing in price or decreasing in price.For detailed information on the SKUs, see the Google Cloud SKUs page.

SKU SKU Description Current Price New Price
8878-37D4-D2AC Networking Traffic Egress GCP Inter Region within Northern America $0.0100 $0.0200
68F8-91DC-CFA9 Networking Traffic Egress GCP Inter Region within Europe $0.0100 $0.0200
A115-9CB2-F553 Networking Traffic Egress GCP Inter Region within Asia $0.0100 $0.0800
F3A4-ED7C-EF4B Networking Traffic Egress GCP Inter Region within Latin America $0.0100 $0.1400
3DCF-1741-642F Networking Traffic Egress GCP Inter Region within Oceania $0.0100 $0.0800
BB86-91E8-5450 GCP Storage Egress between Northern America and Latin America $0.0800 $0.1400
96EB-C6ED-FBDE GCP Storage Egress between Europe and Latin America $0.0800 $0.1400
1F9A-A9AC-FFC3 GCP Storage Egress between Asia and Latin America $0.0800 $0.1400
E67D-A4FA-4CF3 Standard Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region $0.03600 $0.04400
72AC-DCBB-8799 Nearline Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region $0.02000 $0.02200
6842-0CFA-839E Nearline Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00066666 $0.00073333
420D-7730-6B64 Standard Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region $0.03600 $0.04400
3E75-94D0-A39A Nearline Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region $0.02000 $0.02200
0D30-7F4A-2CF2 Nearline Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00066666 $0.00073333
233A-F5B5-11A9 Standard Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region $0.0460 $0.0506
5467-3F51-D0D1 Nearline Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region $0.0320 $0.0352
D695-04DF-5EB6 Coldline Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region $0.0120 $0.0132
9AA4-C4EE-8AF1 Nearline Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00106666 $0.00117333
813D-98F0-1E28 Coldline Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00040000 $0.00044000
2D3D-C91F-7E7C Coldline Storage Asia Multi-region $0.00700 $0.00875
3953-E539-F17F Coldline Storage Asia Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00023333 $0.00029166
DEEA-BC30-584C Nearline Storage Asia Multi-region $0.01000 $0.01500
D052-B817-4DB9 Nearline Storage Asia Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00033333 $0.00050000
4CF0-069A-15D9 Nearline Storage Europe Multi-region $0.01000 $0.01500
7BE5-EBE7-F791 Nearline Storage Europe Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00033333 $0.00050000
9E8A-BB82-26BF Nearline Storage US Multi-region $0.01000 $0.01500
21A9-6205-2167 Nearline Storage US Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00033333 $0.00050000
C7FF-4F9E-C0DB GCP Storage Egress between Northern America and Europe $0.0800 $0.0500
27F0-D54C-619A GCP Storage Egress between Northern America and Oceania $0.1500 $0.1000
1E7D-CBB0-AF0C GCP Storage Egress between Europe and Oceania $0.1500 $0.1000
CDD1-6B91-FDF8 GCP Storage Egress between Asia and Oceania $0.1500 $0.1000
7F66-C883-4D7D GCP Storage Egress between Oceania and Latin America $0.1500 $0.1400
6B37-399C-BF69 GCP Storage Egress between Northern America and Asia $0.0800 $0.0800
EF0A-B3BA-32CA GCP Storage Egress between Europe and Asia $0.0800 $0.0800
EE38-38A9-BA49 Coldline Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region $0.00900 $0.00880
BEBC-B447-8957 Archive Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region $0.00500 $0.00280
6A56-A9E4-C574 Coldline Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00030000 $0.00029333
1177-87B4-C76E Archive Storage Finland/Netherlands Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00016666 $0.00009333
6E87-6282-15AF Coldline Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region $0.00900 $0.00880
5C49-0E06-BAF4 Archive Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region $0.00500 $0.00280
500F-E221-2FDB Coldline Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00030000 $0.00029333
3D31-B8EA-B41E Archive Storage Iowa/South Carolina Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00016666 $0.00009333
037C-5FCA-AFF5 Archive Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region $0.0065 $0.0056
8750-1C05-2154 Archive Storage Osaka/Tokyo Dual-region (Early Delete) $0.00021666 $0.00018666
4B5C-6444-A206 Archive Storage Asia Multi-region $0.0040 $0.0030
5A75-E003-2CBF Archive Storage Europe Multi-region $0.00400 $0.0024
1EA2-2E06-552E Archive Storage US Multi-region $0.00400 $0.0024
0945-13F4-6D65 Archive Storage Asia Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00013333 $0.00010000
4E05-6445-0415 Archive Storage Europe Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00013333 $0.00008000
907D-993B-C958 Archive Storage US Multi-region (Early Delete) $0.00013333 $0.00008000

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