The cost of a vending machine varies greatly and mostly depends on the type of vending machine. The higher the functionality of vending machine the higher the price of the machine will be. There are vending machines that provide almost everything that you can think of, eatables, clothes, hot and cold snacks, desserts and much more. Such machines can be extremely expensive and they are usually kept in places where there is a lot of footfall. Keeping such machines in offices or other places where there will not be much revenue from it can be a bad idea. You should first decide the nature of products that you wish to put into the vending machine. What is the purpose of placing a vending machine? Is it for the convenience of your employees or is it to generate business from those who pass by? Depending on the application you should decide which type of machine you will be placing and which products you will be providing as these are the most important factors in determining the cost of a vending machine.