With Amazon Lightsail, you pay a low, predictable price. Lightsail bundles resources like memory, vCPU, and solid-state drive (SSD) storage into one plan, so budgeting is easy and straightforward. All Lightsail plans include static IP addresses, domain name system (DNS) management, one-click secure shell protocol (SSH) terminal access (Linux/Unix), one-click RDP access (Windows), highly available SSD storage, and server monitoring. All of Lightsail’s features—from free tier options to those with more compute—are offered in bundled plans.

No-nonsense monthly pricing

Focus on your code, not your bill. Lightsail bundles all the resources you need into a single, simple price. 

Included in all Lightsail plans
  • Static IP address
  • Intuitive management console
  • DNS management
  • one-click SSH terminal access (Linux/Unix)
  • one-click RDP access (Windows)
  • Powerful API
  • Highly available SSD storage
  • Server monitoring

AWS Free Tier

As part of the AWS Free Tier, you can get started with Amazon Lightsail for free. Sign up and receive one year free of 50 GB content delivery network (CDN) distributions, one year free of a 5 GB object storage bundle, and three months free on select container, instance, and database bundles.

For a limited time, Lightsail is extending its free tier to include three months free on select bundles. The offer applies to new or existing AWS accounts that started Lightsail usage on or after 7/8/2021. Offer only applies to one bundle per account. Standard charges apply after first 750 hours of usage of the selected bundle each month. Check out the following offers and save now on Amazon Lightsail.

Three months free on Linux/Unix bundles: $3.50 USD/month, $5 USD/month, and $10 USD/month

Three months free on Windows bundles: $8 USD /month, $12 USD/month, and $20 USD/month

Three months free on the $15 USD/month Database bundle

Three months free on the $10 USD/month Container service (Micro -1 node)

12 months on CDN

Virtual servers

  • Linux/Unix
  • Windows
  • Linux/Unix
  • $3.50
    USD/mo
    512 MB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    20 GB SSD Disk
    1 TB Transfer*
    $5
    USD/mo

    1 GB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    40 GB SSD Disk
    2 TB Transfer*

    $10
    USD/mo

    2 GB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    60 GB SSD Disk
    3 TB Transfer*

    $20
    USD/mo

    4 GB Memory
    2 Core Processor
    80 GB SSD Disk
    4 TB Transfer*

    $40
    USD/mo

    8 GB Memory
    2 Core Processor
    160 GB SSD Disk
    5 TB Transfer*

    $80
    USD/mo

    16 GB Memory
    4 Core Processor
    320 GB SSD Disk
    6 TB Transfer*

    $160
    USD/mo

    32 GB Memory
    8 Core Processor
    640 GB SSD Disk
    7 TB Transfer*

  • Windows
  • $8
    USD/mo
    512 MB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    30 GB SSD Disk
    1 TB Transfer*
    $12
    USD/mo
    1 GB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    40 GB SSD Disk
    2 TB Transfer*
    $20
    USD/mo
    2 GB Memory
    1 Core Processor
    60 GB SSD Disk
    3 TB Transfer*
    $40
    USD/mo
    4 GB Memory
    2 Core Processor
    80 GB SSD Disk
    4 TB Transfer*
    $70
    USD/mo
    8 GB Memory
    2 Core Processor
    160 GB SSD Disk
    5 TB Transfer*
    $120
    USD/mo
    16 GB Memory
    4 Core Processor
    320 GB SSD Disk
    6 TB Transfer*
    $240
    USD/mo
    32 GB Memory
    8 Core Processor
    640 GB SSD Disk
    7 TB Transfer*

*Only outbound data transfer in excess of your plan's data transfer allowance is subject to overage charges. Please see the FAQ for more details. 

Data transfer allowances: Asia Pacific (Mumbai & Sydney)

Plans in the Mumbai and Sydney Regions include lower data transfer allowances than other regions.

Pricing per month $3.50 USD $5 USD $10 USD $20 USD $40 USD $80 USD $160 USD
Data transfer 0.5 TB 1 TB 1.5 TB 2 TB 2.5 TB 3 TB 3.5 TB

Containers

Run your containerized apps in just a few clicks. Below are the prices for each node of your container service. You get three months free on Micro service with one $10 USD/mo node.

$7
USD/mo
Nano
vCPU: 0.25 (shared)
RAM: 512MB
$10
USD/mo
Micro
vCPU: 0.25 (shared)
RAM: 1GB
* Three months free of a Micro service with one node 
$15
USD/mo
Small
vCPU: 0.5 (shared)
RAM: 1GB
$40
USD/mo
Medium
vCPU: 1
RAM: 2GB
$80
USD/mo
Large
vCPU: 2
RAM: 4GB
$160
USD/mo
XLarge
vCPU: 4
RAM: 8GB

* Each container service includes a data transfer quota of 500 GB per month. Data transfer in excess of the quota will result in an overage charge that varies by AWS Region and starts at $0.09 per GB.

Object storage

Bundles

$1
USD/mo
Storage: 5 GB
Transfer: 25 GB
* Free for first year
$3
USD/mo
Storage: 100 GB
Transfer: 250 GB
$5
USD/mo
Storage: 250 GB
Transfer: 500 GB

Overage - Unique to each region

  US East (N. Virginia) US East (Ohio) US West (Oregon) Canada (Central) Europe (Frankfurt) Europe (Ireland) Europe (London) Europe (Paris) Europe (Stockholm) Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Asia Pacific (Singapore) Asia Pacific (Sydney) Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Asia Pacific (Seoul)
Storage $0.023 USD/GB
$0.023 USD/GB $0.023 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.023 USD/GB $0.024 USD/GB $0.024 USD/GB $0.023 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB $0.025 USD/GB
Transfer $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.09 USD/GB $0.109 USD/GB $0.12 USD/GB $0.114 USD/GB $0.114 USD/GB $0.126 USD/GB

Managed databases

choose between our standard plan and our high availability plan, which includes extra instances for redundancy and failovers.

$15 Standard plan
USD/mo
$30 High availability plan
USD/mo
1 GB Memory
1 Core Processor
40 GB SSD Disk
100 GB Transfer*
No Data encryption
$30 Standard plan
USD/mo
$60 High availability plan
USD/mo
2 GB Memory
1 Core Processor
80 GB SSD Disk
100 GB Transfer*
Data encrypted
$60 Standard plan
USD/mo
$120 High availability plan
USD/mo
4 GB Memory
2 Core Processor
120 GB SSD Disk
100 GB Transfer*
Data encrypted
$115 Standard plan
USD/mo
$230 High availability plan
USD/mo
8 GB Memory
2 Core Processor
240 GB SSD Disk
200 GB Transfer*
Data encrypted

CDN distributions

Easily distribute your content to a global audience for a fixed monthly price.

First year free

50 GB Transfer*
$10
USD/mo
200 GB Transfer*
$35
USD/mo
500 GB Transfer*

† $2.50 USD/month thereafter

Load balancer

No need to monitor bandwidth or connections. Lightsail load balancers are one simple price per month. 

$18
USD/mo

Block storage

Scale your storage quickly and easily with highly available SSD-backed storage for your Linux or Windows virtual server. Block storage starts at 8 GB and costs $0.10 USD per allocated GB per month. 

$0.80
USD/mo
8 GB Storage
$3.20
USD/mo
32 GB Storage
$6.40
USD/mo
64 GB Storage
$12.80
USD/mo
128 GB Storage
$25.60
USD/mo
256 GB Storage

Instance and disk snapshots (manual and automatic)

Point-in-time snapshots help back up the data on your Amazon Lightsail instances, managed databases, and block storage.

$0.05
USD GB/mo

Pricing examples

Example 1:

You have a globally available WordPress website hosted on Amazon Lightsail. This website runs on a $5 / month Linux instance bundle with 1 GB memory, one core processor, a 40 GB SSD disk, and 2 TB transfer. The website uses a CDN distribution to serve content around the world with a year free up to 50 GB, and hosts its static content in a Lightsail object storage bucket with 5 GB storage and 25 GB transfer.

Lightsail charges:

WordPress instance = $5 USD / month
CDN distribution = Free first year
Object Storage bucket = $1 USD / month
Total charges: $6 to get your WordPress site delivered around the world

Example 2:

You have a multi-tier web application running on Lightsail that includes a Nano container service with 0.25 (shared) vCPU and 512 MB of RAM, a load balancer, and a standard managed database with 1 GB of memory, one core processor, a 40 GB SSD Disk, 100 GB Transfer, and no data encryption.

Your monthly charges would be as follows:

Lightsail charges:

Container service = $7 USD / month
Database = $15 USD / month
Load balancer = $18 USD / month

Total charges: $40 USD / month

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