Skip to main content

How to watch Star Trek: Picard online - stream the new show from anywhere

watch star trek: picard online
(Image credit: Trae Patton/CBS)

Trekkies rejoice! Patrick Stewart is beaming to our screens once again as Jean-Luc Picard, former Captain of the USS-Enterprise. There's definitely a guaranteed thrill for fans who watch Star Trek: Picard online as Stewart reprises the iconic role and reunites with The Next Generation cast members Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, and Marina Sirtis after 18 years.

Watch Star Trek: Picard online: when and where?

Tune into CBS All Access every Thursday morning from 12.01am PT / 3am ET.

The new series isn't all phasers blazing and warp speeds, however. Executive producer Alex Kurtzman has promised a more “contemplative show” with a “real-world” look, and the final Star Trek: Picard trailer certainly establishes a wistful mood in addition to impressive visual spectacle. 

And so far, he has delivered upon his promise - episode three brought more mystery as we Narek tells Soji he's falling in love with her and although it appears he's playing  her - his lie to Narissa Rizzo regarding what Soji is, suggests otherwise.

Not only that but the latest episode is set at the end of the 24th century, with a very candid perspective on Jean-Luc Picard's reaction to the loss of Lieutenant Commander Data and the destruction of Romulus.

Read on to 'make it so' and watch Star Trek: Picard online wherever you are.

Watch Star Trek: Picard online from outside your country:

If you find yourself far from home when the latest episode drops – abroad on business or taking an extended vacation – don’t let geo-blocks ruin your fun. “There’s a way out of every box, a solution to every puzzle” Captain Picard once said, and rightly so.

Say you’re in a country where this content isn’t available. Utilizing a VPN will allow you to watch Star Trek: Picard online no matter where you’re situated. This simple piece of software changes your IP address, so you can access each episode live or catch-up with the series, just as if you were at home.

There are hundreds of VPNs to choose from. Our personal favorite is ExpressVPN. It's quick, secure and uncomplicated to use. It's compatible with numerous devices, including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Xbox, PlayStation, and both iOS and Android software.

What makes ExpressVPN even more enticing is its flexible 30-day money back guarantee. But then again, if you sign up for an annual plan you'll get a 49% discount and 3 months extra FREE - a brilliant deal on an essential bit of software.

Once downloaded, search for the location of your home country or select it from the pre-defined list, and then connect. You should then be able to watch Star Trek: Picard online without any difficulty.

How to watch Star Trek: Picard online in the US

This series is exclusive to CBS All Access in the US, so you’ll have to register to its streaming site to keep-up with the intrigues of Starfleet in the late 24th century.

It’s $5.99 for their Limited Commercials plan, or $9.99 to stream without interruption. Both options come with one week FREE and you can cancel any time, so you could watch episodes free of charge.

Expecting to stick around? You’ll save 15% if you purchase an annual subscription.

How to watch Star Trek: Picard online in the UK (and for FREE)

UK viewers will get to watch each episode a day after it airs in the US. So tune in every Friday to Amazon Prime Video, for the next 10 weeks!

With Amazon Prime Video you get lots of benefits in addition to access to thousands of films and TV series, all for £7.99 a month. There’s also a 30-day free trial. This means you could watch four episodes of the series as they go live, or wait ten weeks and binge them all in one go, without spending a penny.

  How to watch Star Trek: Picard online in Canada

Canadian Trekkies have two options available. Firstly, cable channels CTV Sci-Fi and the French-language speciality channel Z will air Star Trek: Picard at 9pm ET / 6pm PT every single Thursday, starting from January 23. 

If you don’t have access to cable (or don't want it), streaming service Crave has your back. It’s $9.99 per month, and includes hit TV series and premium channel Showtime. There are also a number of upgrade options available for an additional fee.

  How to watch Star Trek: Picard online in Australia

Thanks to Amazon Prime Video you can also watch Star Trek: Picard online in Australia from January 24, with the OTT service distributing the show internationally to over 200 countries.

Antipodeans can subscribe to Prime for $6.99 per month. If you’re new to Amazon Prime, however, you’re eligible for a 30-day free trial and could to watch about four episodes of this weekly drama as they become available, for nothing!