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Subsequent Events - Additional Information (Detail) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 5 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Nov. 05, 2021
Nov. 04, 2021
Oct. 12, 2021
Apr. 27, 2021
Jul. 09, 2019
Apr. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2021
Sep. 30, 2020
Dec. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
May 04, 2021
Apr. 20, 2021
Jan. 26, 2021
Jul. 15, 2019
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             $ 0.000001 $ 0.000001 $ 0.000001       $ 0.000001      
Switchback Warrant [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock, conversion basis               one-fifth of one                
Common Class A [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             0.0001 $ 0.0001 0.0001              
Common stock, conversion basis               one-for-one basis                
Aggregate purchase price of shares               16,000,000                
Aggregate purchase price per share             10.00 $ 10.00 10.00              
Common Class B [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             0.0001 $ 0.0001 0.0001              
Common stock, conversion basis               one-for-one basis                
Bird Rides [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             $ 0.000001 $ 0.000001 $ 0.000001   $ 0.000001 $ 0.000001        
Debt instrument, Basis spread on Variable rate         9.50%                      
Temporary equity, shares authorized                     173,212,667 142,148,158        
Share price                               $ 20.70
Line of credit facility, Collateral                 The Vehicle Financing Facility is secured by a first priority perfected security interest in vehicles, collections from revenue generated by vehicles, and a reserve account related to such vehicles contributed by the Company to the SPV (collectively, “Collateral”).              
Repayments of debt           $ 31,200     $ 40,610 $ 18,752 $ 18,776 $ 21,337        
Loss on extinguishment of debt           2,300     $ (2,304) $ 0 $ 0 $ (1,514)        
Bird Rides [Member] | Minimum [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Percentage of scaling up on the delta between pro rata and twice the pro rata participation                           0.00%    
Bird Rides [Member] | Maximum [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Percentage of scaling up on the delta between pro rata and twice the pro rata participation                           100.00%    
Bird Rides [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Repayments of debt       $ 31,200                        
Loss on extinguishment of debt       (2,300)                        
Bird Rides [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member] | Minimum [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Percentage of scaling up on the delta between pro rata and twice the pro rata participation                           0.00%    
Bird Rides [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member] | Maximum [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Percentage of scaling up on the delta between pro rata and twice the pro rata participation                           100.00%    
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Line of credit facility, maximum borrowing capacity           $ 40,000                    
Debt instrument, Commitment period     Oct. 27, 2021                          
Debt instrument, Maturity date     Apr. 27, 2024           Apr. 27, 2024              
Line of credit facility, Covenant terms                 The primary negative covenant is a limitation on liens against vehicles included in the underlying Collateral, which restricts the Company from selling, assigning, or disposing of any Collateral contributed in connection with the Apollo Credit Agreement. The primary affirmative covenant is a requirement to provide monthly reports within 30 days after the end of each fiscal month and audited annual financial statements at a specified time.              
Proceeds from line of credit $ 19,500           $ 8,400   $ 19,200              
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Line of credit facility, maximum borrowing capacity       $ 40,000                        
Line of credit facility, Collateral       The borrowings under the credit facility will be secured by vehicles contributed by the Company into the SPV .                        
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement [Member] | Special Purpose Vehicle Entity [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Line of credit facility, maximum borrowing capacity     $ 40,000                          
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement [Member] | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Debt instrument, Basis spread on Variable rate     9.00%           9.00%              
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement [Member] | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Debt instrument, Description of variable rate basis       900 bps                        
Debt instrument floor rate       1.00%                        
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement Amendment No.2 [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Debt instrument, Commitment period     Nov. 30, 2022                          
Line of credit facility, Covenant terms     cost financial covenant                          
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement Amendment No.2 [Member] | Special Purpose Vehicle Entity [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Line of credit facility, maximum borrowing capacity     $ 150,000                          
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement Amendment No.2 [Member] | Extended Maturity [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Debt instrument, Maturity date     Oct. 12, 2024                          
Bird Rides [Member] | Vehicle Financing Facility [Member] | Apollo Credit Agreement Amendment No.2 [Member] | Contractual Interest Rate Reduction [Member] | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Debt instrument, Basis spread on Variable rate     7.50%                          
Bird Rides [Member] | Switchback Warrant [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock, conversion basis                 one-fifth of one              
Bird Rides [Member] | Common Class A [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             $ 0.0001 0.0001 $ 0.0001              
Common stock, conversion basis                 one-for-one              
Aggregate purchase price of shares                 16,000,000              
Aggregate purchase price per share             10.00 10.00 $ 10.00              
Bird Rides [Member] | Common Class B [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock par or stated value per share             $ 0.0001 $ 0.0001 $ 0.0001              
Common stock, conversion basis                 one-for-one              
Bird Rides [Member] | Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Temporary equity, shares authorized                     173,212,667 142,148,158     191,600,000  
Bird Rides [Member] | Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Temporary equity, shares authorized                             191,560,656  
Bird Rides [Member] | Redeemable Convertible Senior Preferred Stock [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Temporary equity, shares authorized             37,500,000 37,500,000 37,500,000           37,500,000  
Share price                           $ 10.00    
Bird Rides [Member] | Redeemable Convertible Senior Preferred Stock [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                                
Common stock, conversion basis   As disclosed in Note 13, on November 4, 2021, each then-outstanding share of Senior Preferred Stock converted automatically into a number of shares of Common Stock at the then-effective conversion rate as calculated pursuant to the certificate of incorporation of the Company                            
Temporary equity, shares authorized                             37,500,000  
Share price                             $ 10.00