How to watch the 2020 Tour de France | TV schedule, live streams and stage start times

How to watch the Tour in the UK, US and Australia

2019 Tour de France peloton on the Champs-Elysees

The eagerly-awaited 107th edition of the Tour de France is finally underway. Here’s where and when you can catch the action on TV.

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With the season reshuffled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the revised UCI calendar means the Tour is the season’s first Grand Tour and an unforgiving opening week will sort the wheat from the chaff early on.

The race takes in all of France’s mountain ranges, with new climbs to look forward to and lesser-known ascents set to take centre-stage on an intriguing route.

The 2020 Tour de France takes place between Saturday 29 August and Sunday 20 September, with several options for cycling fans to tune in and watch every stage.

In the UK, ITV4, Eurosport and GCN are broadcasting live, while viewers in the US can enjoy daily coverage on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold. Cycling fans in Australia can enjoy every stage on SBS.

How can I watch the 2020 Tour de France live in the UK?

2019 Tour De France Stage 18 Embrun to Valloire
ITV4, Eurosport and GCN will be broadcasting the Tour de France in the UK.
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ITV4, Eurosport and GCN are all broadcasting live during the Tour de France, while Welsh speakers can enjoy coverage on S4C too.

Eurosport are broadcasting each stage live on Eurosport 1, while ITV4 and GCN’s Race Pass are also showing the race live at similar times. There are highlights each evening.

S4C’s coverage starts at 2pm each day, with the exception of the final stage when live coverage starts at 5pm. Stage nine is being broadcast online only. There will also be a highlights show each evening.

How can I watch the 2020 Tour de France live in the US?

NBC Sports are broadcasting every stage of the 2020 Tour de France live, through NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold.

Phil Liggett and Bob Roll will be the commentary team on the NBCSN streaming service, with Jens Voigt and Christian Vande Velde offering expert input.

How can I watch the 2020 Tour de France live in Australia?

2019 Tour De France Stage 17 Pont Du Gard to Gap
The 2020 Tour de France takes place from 29 August to 20 September.
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SBS are broadcasting every stage of the 2020 Tour de France, via SBS, SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand.

Viewers in the Northern Territory and South Australia can tune in to SBS every day, while viewers in Western Australia can watch the action unfold on SBS Viceland.

TV schedule and coverage start times

When to watch the 2020 Tour de France live in the UK

We will continue to update this article as the Tour de France progresses.

Highlights are shown at 19:00 each evening on ITV4.

Stage 1 – Saturday 29 August

  • 11:45 – Eurosport 1
  • 12:30 – ITV 4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 2 – Sunday 30 August

  • 12:15 – Eurosport 1
  • 11:45 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 3 – Monday 31 August

  • 11:05 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 4 – Tuesday 1 September

  • 12:20 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 5 – Wednesday 2 September

  • 12:05 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 6 – Thursday 3 September

  • 10:55 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 7 – Friday 4 September

  • TBC – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00 – S4C

Stage 8 – Saturday 5 September

  • 12:25 – Eurosport 1
  • 12:15 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 9 – Sunday 6 September

  • 12:00 – Eurosport 1
  • 11:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C (online only)

Stage 10 – Tuesday 8 September

  • 12:25 – Eurosport 1
  • 12:15 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 11 – Wednesday 9 September

  • 12:20 – Eurosport 1
  • 14:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 12 – Thursday 10 September

  • 10:45 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 13 – Friday 11 September

  • 10:45 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 14 – Saturday 12 September

  • 12:00 – Eurosport 1
  • 12:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 15 – Sunday 13 September

  • 11:20 – Eurosport 1
  • 11:15 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 16 – Tuesday 15 September

  • 12:00 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 17 – Wednesday 16 September

  • 11:10 – Eurosport 1
  • 11:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 18 – Thursday 17 September

  • 11:00 – Eurosport 1
  • 13:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 19 – Friday 18 September

  • 12:25 – Eurosport 1
  • 14:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C

Stage 20 – Saturday 19 September

  • 12:00 – Eurosport 1
  • 14:00 – ITV4
  • 14:00– S4C
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Stage 21 – Sunday 20 September

  • 11:20 – Eurosport 1
  • 15:45 – ITV4
  • 17:00– S4C