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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Oct. 27, 2017
Document type 10-Q  
Amendment flag false  
Document period end date Sep. 30, 2017  
Document fiscal period focus Q3  
Document fiscal year focus 2017  
Entity registrant name Green Plains Partners LP  
Entity central index key 0001635650  
Current fiscal year end date --12-31  
Entity filer category Accelerated Filer  
Trading symbol gpp  
Common Units [Member]    
Entity common stock, shares outstanding   15,922,207
Subordinated Units - Green Plains [Member]    
Entity common stock, shares outstanding   15,889,642