Which is cheaper: asphalt vs. concrete vs. gravel? The cost of a gravel driveway is the cheapest at $1,500. Concrete driveways cost $3,900 on average and asphalt costs $4,500. How long does asphalt and concrete last? Asphalt lasts 20-25 years while concrete lasts 30-40 years. How do brick and stone pavers compare to concrete?