Deleting Files from S3 Bucket in Python

In this tutorial, we will show you how to delete files from S3 bucket using the AWS Boto3 Python library.

First, you must install the latest version of Boto3 Python library using the following command:

pip install boto3

Here is the code to delete a file from S3 bucket in Python:


import boto3
from botocore.exceptions import ClientError

ACCESS_SECRET = "your aws access secret"
ACCESS_KEY = "your aws access key"

s3_client = boto3.client('s3', region_name='us-east-1', aws_access_key_id=ACCESS_KEY,

bucket_name = "bucket-one"

# filename
file_name = "example.txt"

# location of the file to delete in S3 bucket
key = "folder/"+file_name

# deleting file
    s3_client.delete_object(Bucket=bucket_name, Key=key)
except ClientError as ex:
    print("Error: ", ex)