How to watch the Vuelta a España - live stream all the action from the Spanish Grand Tour

Where you can watch every minute of racing at the Vuelta a España 2022

The final Grand Tour of the year, the Vuelta a España, begins on Friday August 19 and we're set for a thrilling three weeks of action.

This year's race begins in the Netherlands with a team time trial, before the lowlands provides some uncharacteristically flat stages to the Vuelta for the following two days, enough to tempt some sprinters into showing up on the start line.

The Vuelta then returns to its homeland for the remaining stages and a feast of climbing for us to enjoy watching. It all concludes on Sunday September 11 with a final flat stage to the Spanish capital, Madrid, where the 2022 Vuelta a España winner will be crowned.

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There's plenty of ways to catch the Vuelta a España depending on where you are in the world, and in many places you'll be able to watch the stages from start to finish.

How to watch the Vuelta a España in the UK

Viewers in the UK can catch every moment of the Vuelta a España live from the start by subscribing to one of the Discovery platforms, including Discovery Plus, Eurosport Player, or GCN+.

As there was with the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France, the live coverage will be bookended by 'The Breakaway' analysis show, where cycling pundits will preview and review the action of the day's stage.

You will also be able to catch coverage of the Vuelta on Eurosport TV, which you can access via Sky TV, BT TV, or Virgin Media.

The GCN+ coverage of the Vuelta a España live is also being shown across Europe and Asia-Pacific (apart from China and New Zealand), so if you're in these areas you can access the Vuelta live stream with commentary options in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Dutch. The pre- and post-race shows will be only in English however. Other broadcasters will also be showing the Vuelta action in European nations as well.

Discovery Plus, GCN+ and Eurosport Player all offer on demand highlights packages of each day's racing, while Eurosport TV will show highlights programmes at varying points after each stage.

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If you don't have access to these services you can still catch Vuelta a España highlights in the UK on Freeview channel Quest at 7pm each day.

How to watch the Vuelta a España in the USA and Canada

The Vuelta a España is shown live in the USA on NBC's streaming service Peacock Premium, which showed the Tour de France in July. You can catch start to finish action on the service, which also provides highlights packages as well.

In Canada, Flobikes owns rights to the Vuelta and will be streaming live coverage of the race on its platform.

How to watch the Vuelta a España in Australia

National broadcaster SBS will show all 21 stages of the Vuelta a España live in Australia, which is free to access if you're Down Under. The channel will be streaming each stage through its SBS On Demand service, along with highlights programmes. You can also catch the Vuelta in Australia live on SBS TV throughout the three weeks.

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