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

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Update: This TV series has now ended, and unfortunately fans have had to say goodbye to Jean-Luc Picard in an incredible and quite emotional season finale but Picard season 2 is here! Here's how to watch Picard season 2 wherever you are.

Patrick Stewart is beaming to our screens as Jean-Luc Picard, former Captain of the USS-Enterprise. Filled with mystery, action and thrills it's safe to say that Star Trek: Picard has so far been an incredible watch.

Don't want to miss a single second? Keep reading to find out how to watch Star Trek: Picard online from anywhere.

Watch Star Trek: Picard online: when and where?

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

Executive producer Alex Kurtzman promised that the new series will be more of a “contemplative show” with a “real-world” look, and the Star Trek: Picard trailer certainly establishes a wistful mood in addition to impressive visual spectacle. 

And so far, he has delivered upon his promise - making the characters complex and much more depth than expected. 

Episode seven was bittersweet as even though we saw Troi and Riker reunite with Picard, there was also a tragedy - we won't spoil it for you in case you're still catching up.

However, it was episode eight that was filled with revelations and we saw Picard reminiscing over his relationship with Data - it also shows the motivations and history of the Zhat Vas.

And now with the finale coming, we're ready to 'make it so'. Keep reading to find out how to 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. 

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!

Daniel Pateman

Daniel Pateman is a freelance writer, producing articles across the cultural spectrum for magazines like Aesthetica, Photomonitor, The Brooklyn Rail and This is Tomorrow. He also provides text-writing services to individual curators and artists worldwide, and has had work published internationally. His favourite film genre is horror (bring on Scream 5!) and he never tires of listening to Absolute 80s on the radio.