Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral Date, Location, and Burial Information

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Get all the details on Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.

Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8, 2022, at age 96. The monarch was one of the longest-reigning in history, and her mark on the United Kingdom and the world is one unlikely to be matched by any of her descendants. As such, the entire Western world will also want to pay respects to the late Queen. Get all the details on Queen Elizabeth II's funeral—one that will undoubtedly be a global event.

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When is the Queen's funeral?

Queen Elizabeth II will first have a service in the capital of Scotland on Sept. 12. Her state funeral is slated to take place on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. 

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What time is the Queen's funeral in USA time?

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral will begin at 6 a.m. EST (11 a.m. BST).

Where will Queen Elizabeth's funeral be held?

Because Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral in Scotland, she will lie in state at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh before her funeral service at St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. On Sept. 13, her coffin will be flown back to London, where a state funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey prior to her committal at St. George's Chapel in Windsor.

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Who's next in line after King Charles dies?

The moment Queen Elizabeth II died, Prince Charles of Wales became King Charles III. Prince William became Prince William of Wales. Prince William is now the heir to the throne after Charles dies or retires from service. When William becomes King, Prince Louis will be the heir to the throne after him.

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Can I go to the Queen's funeral?

St. Giles' Cathedral will be open to the public to pay their respects for 24 hours while the Queen lies at rest. The Queen's coffin will then lie in state in London at Westminster Hall in Westminster Palace for the public to pay their respects prior to the funeral.

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Will the Queen's funeral be televised?

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral will be televised for the public. Most major news outlets will run the funeral, as well as programming related to her life and legacy. ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, Fox News, MSN, CNN and BBC America are expected to broadcast the funeral, as are British news outlets including ITV and Sky News. 

How to watch the Queen's funeral

Here are the major TV networks' news coverage plans for Queen Elizabeth's funeral.

ABC
Starts at 5:30 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Robin Roberts and David Muir

CBS
Start time: 5:30 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell

CNN
Starts at 5 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett

FOX NEWS
Start time: 4 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Martha MacCallum

MSNBC
Starts at 3 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Chris Jansing (before the Morning Joe crew takes over at 5 am)

NBC
Start time: 5:30 a.m.
Anchored by: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Lester Holt

BBC AMERICA and PBS will simulcast the BBC’s uninterrupted coverage.

How can I stream the Queen's funeral?

If you don't have cable, Paramount+, Hulu+ Live TV, and paid subscriptions of Peacock will each air coverage of the Queen's funeral. To stream for free, you can also get trial subscriptions to streamers like Fubo TV and Sling TV, which offer access to BBC America. 

BBC and C-Span will be airing Queen Elizabeth's funeral live on the following YouTube channels. You can also watch live feeds from the BBC's YouTube page or C-SPAN's YouTube channel.

How to watch the Queen's funeral

What follows is a rundown of TV news coverage; all start times are Eastern:

ABC
Start time: 5:30 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Robin Roberts and David Muir

CBS
Start time: 5:30 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell

CNN
Start time: 5 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett

FOX NEWS
Start time: 4 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Martha MacCallum

MSNBC
Start time: 3 a.m. ET
Anchored by: Chris Jansing (before the Morning Joe crew takes over at 5 am)

NBC
Start time: 5:30 a.m. 
Anchored by: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Lester Holt

BBC AMERICA and PBS will simulcast the BBC’s uninterrupted coverage.

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Will the Queen be buried with Prince Philip?

The Queen will be buried, likely during a private service, at St. George's Cathedral at Windsor Castle. Her late husband Prince Philip is buried there, as is Queen Elizabeth II's father King George VI and sister Princess Margaret.

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