v3.19.3
Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
Nov. 06, 2019
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code   DE  
Entity Emerging Growth Company   false  
Entity Small Business   false  
Document Transition Report   false  
Entity Tax Identification Number   74-2806888  
Document Quarterly Report   true  
Entity Address, Address Line One   3500 College Boulevard  
Entity Address, City or Town   Leawood,  
Entity Address, State or Province   KS  
City Area Code (913)    
Phone Fax Number Description   327-4200  
Entity Current Reporting Status   Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current   Yes  
Entity Shell Company   false  
Entity Registrant Name   EURONET WORLDWIDE INC  
Entity Central Index Key   0001029199  
Current Fiscal Year End Date   --12-31  
Entity Filer Category   Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type   10-Q  
Document Period End Date   Sep. 30, 2019  
Entity File Number   001-31648  
Document Fiscal Year Focus   2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus   Q3  
Amendment Flag   false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     54,027,791
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code   66211  
Common Stock [Member]      
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security   Common Stock  
Trading Symbol   EEFT  
Security Exchange Name   NASDAQ  
1.375% Senior Notes due 2026 [Member]      
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security   1.375% Senior Notes due 2026  
Trading Symbol   EEFT  
Security Exchange Name   NASDAQ