The Basics

Hetzner
Website hetzner.com
Headquarters Germany 🇩🇪
Founded 1997
Data Center Locations 5
Example Customers Outdooractive, Bitdefender, Userlike, Whereby, Autodoc
Railway
Website railway.app
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2020
Data Center Locations 4
Example Customers --

Cost Comparison

How do Hetzner's prices compare against Railway?

Example configuration Hetzner Railway
VM Small $4.77 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM (CX11) $30.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
VM Medium $17.12 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (CPX31) $160.00 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM
VM Large $61.08 / mo 8 vCPU, 32 GB RAM (CCX33) $320.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM
Block Storage $5.54 / mo 100 GB $25.00 / mo 100 GB
Load Balancer $6.79 / mo LB11 Included in plan
Managed PostgreSQL -- $92.50 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* -- $30.00 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
Free egress allowance 20-60 TB / mo per instance --
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $1.07 $100.00 $0.1 / GB

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Hetzner and Railway offer:

Service Hetzner Railway
Block Storage
Load Balancer --
Managed Containers --
Managed MySQL --
Managed PostgreSQL --
Managed Redis®* --
Serverless Cron Jobs --
Virtual Private Server (VPS) --

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Our data for Hetzner was last updated on Feb. 29, 2024, and for Railway on Feb. 19, 2024.