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Segment Information - Summary Of Company's Segments And A Reconciliation Of The Total Segment Gross Margin To Loss Before Income Taxes (Detail) - Bird Rides [Member] - USD ($)
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2020
Sep. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2020
Dec. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Revenues:            
Gross margin $ 13,463,000 $ 1,081,000 $ 31,242,000 $ (21,668,000) $ (23,534,000) $ (135,675,000)
Loss before income taxes (36,888,000) (43,735,000) (156,644,000) (163,947,000) (208,166,000) (387,206,000)
Sharing [Member]            
Revenues:            
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation 33,312,000 24,517,000 77,041,000 55,378,000 71,628,000 153,646,000
NA [Member]            
Revenues:            
Gross margin       (2,179,000)    
Other [Member]            
Revenues:            
Gross margin   1,081,000        
Reportable Geographical Components [Member]            
Revenues:            
Total Revenues 65,406,000 40,185,000 151,120,000 70,683,000 94,601,000 150,524,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation         (71,628,000) (153,646,000)
Cost of product sales         (22,716,000) (20,319,000)
Depreciation on revenue earning vehicles 17,253,000 7,904,000 33,811,000 18,033,000 (23,791,000) (112,234,000)
Gross margin 13,463,000   31,242,000 (21,668,000) (23,534,000) (135,675,000)
Total expenses 50,351,000 44,816,000 187,886,000 142,279,000 (184,632,000) (251,531,000)
Loss before income taxes (36,888,000) (43,735,000) (156,644,000) (163,947,000) (208,166,000) (387,206,000)
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | Sharing [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 64,027,000 33,579,000 142,314,000 59,320,000 79,941,000 140,448,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation 33,312,000 24,517,000 77,041,000 55,378,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | Product Sales [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 1,379,000 6,606,000 8,806,000 11,363,000 14,660,000 10,076,000
Cost of product sales 1,378,000 6,683,000 9,026,000 18,940,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | NA [Member]            
Revenues:            
Total Revenues 46,895,000 29,786,000 116,038,000 50,174,000 69,917,000 115,211,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation         (40,532,000) (118,239,000)
Cost of product sales         (14,220,000) (16,060,000)
Depreciation on revenue earning vehicles 6,871,000 2,595,000 14,285,000 8,720,000 (11,456,000) (88,021,000)
Gross margin 15,385,000 5,995,000 33,658,000   3,709,000 (107,109,000)
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | NA [Member] | Sharing [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 46,083,000 23,298,000 108,764,000 41,052,000 57,704,000 108,260,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation 23,742,000 15,232,000 60,414,000 32,682,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | NA [Member] | Product Sales [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 812,000 6,488,000 7,274,000 9,122,000 12,213,000 6,951,000
Cost of product sales 897,000 5,964,000 7,681,000 10,951,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | EMEA [Member]            
Revenues:            
Total Revenues 18,511,000 10,398,000 35,082,000 20,299,000 24,473,000 34,292,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation         (30,339,000) (33,521,000)
Cost of product sales         (8,324,000) (4,180,000)
Depreciation on revenue earning vehicles 10,382,000 5,309,000 19,526,000 8,902,000 (11,929,000) (19,919,000)
Gross margin (1,922,000) (4,904,000) (2,416,000) (18,307,000) (26,119,000) (23,328,000)
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | EMEA [Member] | Sharing [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 17,944,000 10,281,000 33,550,000 18,230,000 22,198,000 31,229,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation 9,570,000 9,274,000 16,627,000 21,888,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | EMEA [Member] | Product Sales [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue 567,000 117,000 1,532,000 2,069,000 2,275,000 3,063,000
Cost of product sales $ 481,000 719,000 1,345,000 7,816,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | Other [Member]            
Revenues:            
Total Revenues   1,000 0 210,000 211,000 1,021,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation         (757,000) (1,886,000)
Cost of product sales     $ 0   (172,000) (79,000)
Depreciation on revenue earning vehicles       411,000 (406,000) (4,294,000)
Gross margin   (10,000)   (1,182,000) (1,124,000) (5,238,000)
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | Other [Member] | Sharing [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue       38,000 39,000 959,000
Cost of sharing, exclusive of depreciation   11,000   808,000    
Reportable Geographical Components [Member] | Other [Member] | Product Sales [Member]            
Revenues:            
Revenue   $ 1,000   172,000 $ 172,000 $ 62,000
Cost of product sales       $ 173,000