Amazon Billing reports for Amazon S3 - Amazon Simple Storage Service
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China (PDF).

Amazon Billing reports for Amazon S3

Your monthly bill from Amazon separates your usage information and cost by Amazon Web Service and function. There are several Amazon Billing reports available: the monthly report, the cost allocation report, and detailed billing reports. For information about how to see your billing reports, see Viewing Your Bill in the Amazon Billing User Guide.

To track your Amazon usage and provide estimated charges associated with your account, you can set up Amazon Cost and Usage Reports. For more information, see What are AmazonCost and Usage Reports? in the Amazon Data Exports Guide.

You can also download a usage report that gives more detail about your Amazon S3 storage usage than the billing reports. For more information, see Amazon usage report for Amazon S3.

The following table lists the charges associated with Amazon S3 usage.

Amazon S3 usage charges
Charge Comments


You pay for storing objects in your S3 buckets. The rate you're charged depends on your objects' size, how long you stored the objects during the month, and the storage class. Amazon S3 offers the following storage classes: S3 Standard, S3 Express One Zone, S3 Intelligent-Tiering, S3 Standard-IA (IA for infrequent access), S3 One Zone-IA, S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval, S3 Glacier Flexible Retrieval, S3 Glacier Deep Archive, or Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS). For more information about storage classes, see Using Amazon S3 storage classes.

Be aware that if you have S3 Versioning enabled, you're charged for each version of an object that is retained. For more information about versioning, see How S3 Versioning works.

Monitoring and automation You pay a monthly monitoring and automation fee per object stored in the S3 Intelligent-Tiering storage class to monitor access patterns and move objects between access tiers in S3 Intelligent-Tiering.


You pay for requests, for example, GET requests, made against your S3 buckets and objects. This includes lifecycle requests. The rates for requests depend on what kind of request you're making. For information about request pricing, see Amazon S3 Pricing.


You pay for retrieving objects that are stored in S3 Standard-IA, S3 One Zone-IA, S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval, S3 Glacier Flexible Retrieval, and S3 Glacier Deep Archive storage.

Early deletes

If you delete an object stored in S3 Standard-IA, S3 One Zone-IA, S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval, S3 Glacier Flexible Retrieval, or S3 Glacier Deep Archive storage before the minimum storage commitment has passed, you pay an early deletion fee for that object.

Storage management

You pay for the storage management features (Amazon S3 Inventory, analytics, and object tagging) that are enabled on your account's buckets.


You pay for all bandwidth into and out of Amazon S3, except for the following:

  • Data transferred in from the internet

  • Data transferred out to an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, when the instance is in the same Amazon Web Services Region as the S3 bucket

  • Data transferred out to Amazon CloudFront (CloudFront)

You also pay a fee for any data transferred by using Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration.

For detailed information about Amazon S3 usage charges for storage, data transfer, and services, see Amazon S3 Pricing and the Amazon S3 FAQs.

For information about understanding the codes and abbreviations used in the billing and usage reports for Amazon S3, see Understanding your Amazon billing and usage reports for Amazon S3.

More info