v3.10.0.1
Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2018
Aug. 15, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ACCURAY INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001138723    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2018    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-30    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Trading Symbol ARAY    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 246,956,445
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   86,488,060  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY