Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Nov. 03, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2021  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Registrant Name Aurora Innovation, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001828108  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   642,869,548
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity File Number 001-40216  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1562265  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity Address, Address Line One 50 33rd St  
Entity Address, City or Town Pittsburgh  
Entity Address, State or Province PA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 15201  
City Area Code 888  
Local Phone Number 583-9506  
Class A Ordinary Shares    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Trading Symbol AUR  
Title of 12(b) Security Class A common stock, par value $0.00001 per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Redeemable warrants    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Trading Symbol AUROW  
Title of 12(b) Security Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ