Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 01, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-40216    
Entity Registrant Name Aurora Innovation, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1562265    
Entity Address, City or Town Pittsburgh    
Entity Address, State or Province PA    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1654 Smallman St.    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 15222    
City Area Code 888    
Local Phone Number 583-9506    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 966,747,500
Documents Incorporated by Reference Portions of the registrant’s Proxy Statement for the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated herein by reference in Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein. Such proxy statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0001828108    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Common Class A      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share    
Trading Symbol AUR    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   642,892,171  
Document Information [Line Items]      
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    
Trading Symbol AUROW    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Common Class B      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   481,107,977