At first, there are several things worth to mention. The nearer your server is to you, the faster the response you get from it (lower latency, faster connection speed). However, sometimes you need to get your hosting from a different side of the world and the performance could still be quite good. For this reason, we are comparing VPS hosting in Europe and US.
A few US and European VPS hosting companies will be reviewed. After the review, some conclusions on the pricing will be done. It should get clearer for you what providers are offering good VPS hosting services for a reasonable price.
This hosting company has actually many data centers all around the world – Lithuania, US, Brazil, Germany etc. As you might already noticed, they have data centers in both Europe and US regions. Prices for their VPS hosting Europe and USAVPS hosting are really affordable. VPS hosting in Los Angeles and in Frankfurt has the same cost – only $2.5. With the lowest plan you get 0.5 CPU cores, 256 MB RAM, 20 GB disk space, 250 GB bandwidth and 50 Mbps port speed.
Now, to get a deeper look, let’s take a look at companies that only target US or Europe.
This is a hosting company with 12 years of experience in hosting business and is also offering VPS hosting in Europe (Lithuania). The company has a variety of hosting options and offers 5 VPS plans for its customers. The lowest plan would cost you 9.9 euros per month. That would be about 12 dollars. With their lowest plan you would get2 CPU Cores, 512 MB RAM, 20 GB disk space and 500 GB bandwidth. As you can see, Host1Plus offers more affordable prices with similar resources.
Go Daddy hosting company is located in the US. Talking about VPS hosting offers, it is pretty clear that they also give a wide variety to choose from. The first and the cheapest VPS hosting plan costs $19.99 per month. Comparing it with the previously mentioned plans it provides 1 GB RAM, 40 GB disk space, 1 TB bandwidth. Host1Plus server of similar configuration in the US would cost about $6.00. So it is up to you to decide if the price is worth it.
Conclusively, there are no really big differences between the VPS hosting prices in Europe and US. As you see in these examples, the price differs in only a few dollars. So feel free to choose your server in which location you prefer.