This document explains Cloud Filestore pricing details.
Cloud Filestore pricing is based on the following elements:
- Service tier: Whether your instance uses Standard or Premium tier.
- Instance size: The size of your instance. The minimum Standard tier
instance size is 1 terabyte (
TB) and the minimum Premium tier instance size is 2.5
TB. The maximum instance size for either tier is 63.9
- Region: The location where your instance is provisioned.
Pricing depends on the service tier and region where the
instance is provisioned. You are charged for a Cloud Filestore instance
in 1-second increments, based on the instance's provisioned capacity in
The table below shows the price per
GB by hour (3,600 seconds) or by month.
To see pricing, select a region from the drop-down list above the following table:
Charges are incurred as follows:
- Pricing is rounded up to the nearest second.
- Your project starts incurring Cloud Filestore charges when you create an instance. Whether you use the instance or not, you are charged based on the provisioned capacity.
There is no charge for ingress to Cloud Filestore. There is a charge for egress from Cloud Filestore when network traffic leaves the zone of the Cloud Filestore instance.
You may be charged for network egress from other Google Cloud services into Cloud Filestore, such as from Compute Engine to Cloud Filestore.
To calculate the per-hour cost of an instance, multiply the provisioned capacity with the unit price for the instance location.
Calculating the costs for a 2
TBStandard tier instance in us-west1-b: The unit cost for a Standard tier instance in the Oregon region is $0.000274 per
GBper hour, or approximately $0.20 per
GBper month. The hourly cost for the instance is 2,048 * $0.000274, which comes to $0.56, or approximately $408.80 per month.
Calculating the costs for a 10
TBPremium tier instance in europe-west1-b: The unit cost for a Premium tier instance in the Belgium region is $0.000453 per
GBper hour, or approximately $0.33 per
GBper month. The hourly cost for the instance is 10,240 * $0.000453, which comes to $4.64, or approximately $3,387.20 per month.