Amazon API Gateway
Developer Guide

API Gateway Pricing

For general API Gateway region-specific pricing information, see Amazon API Gateway Pricing.

The following lists the exceptions to the general pricing scheme:

  • API caching in Amazon API Gateway is not eligible for the AWS Free Tier.

  • Calling methods with the authorization type of AWS_IAM, CUSTOM, and COGNITO_USER_POOLS are not charged for authorization and authentication failures.

  • Calls to methods that require API keys are not charged when API keys are missing or invalid.

  • API Gateway-throttled requests are not charged when the request rate or burst rate exceeds the preconfigured limits.

  • Usage plan-throttled requests are not charged when rate limits or quota exceed the preconfigured limits.