Load Balancer pricing

Build extremely performant and scalable applications while maintaining ultra low latency with network load balancing

Azure Load Balancer is a network load balancer that enables you to build highly scalable and highly available applications. With Azure Standard Load Balancer, you only pay for what you use.

Pricing details

Standard Load Balancer Price
First 5 rules $-/hour
Additional rules $-/rule/hour
Inbound NAT rules Free
Data processed $- per GB

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  • Free billing and subscription management support
  • Flexible support plans starting at $29/month. Find a plan
  • We guarantee that apps running in a customer subscription will be available 99.99% of the time. Read the SLA


  • Yes, a partial hour is billed as a full hour.

  • Number of configured load-balancing and outbound rules. Inbound NAT rules don’t count in the total number of rules.

  • No, there is no hourly charge for the Standard Load Balancer when no rules have been configured.

  • Amount of data processed inbound and outbound, independent of rules.

  • Yes. Any traffic going in and out of the Standard Load Balancer is charged.


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