Shopify offers a free 14-days trial which allows you to try most of its features and even start selling products. After the trial, you will be billed if you wish to continue.
Shopify offers different subscription plans which can be paid for on a monthly or annual basis. You can find more information about Shopify's subscription plans and pricing from the following articles on their website:
Note: If you wish to use the Gelato+ feature live rate shipping in your Shopify store, you will require to have Advanced Shopify or Shopify Plus plans. Alternatively, you will also be able to pay a monthly fee for this feature.
Important: We do not currently support Shopify Lite.