How to watch Super Bowl free: live stream Chiefs vs 49ers without cable

Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs points to the sidelines in celebration after throwing a touchdown in the lead up to Super Bowl LVIII
(Image credit: Getty Images/Jamie Squire)

With an audience pushing 200 million expected to tune into Chiefs vs 49ers on Sunday 11th February, it's obvious why there would be so much appetite to watch the Super Bowl free.   

Below, we have listed our top five ways to watch Super Bowl 2024 free online, so you can live stream the NFL finale – plus Usher's much-anticipated Halftime Show – without cable, satellite, or an aerial.

Away from home during the big game? Use ExpressVPN to watch any Super Bowl 2024 stream.

So many eyes seem to have been on Taylor Swift and her blooming relationship with the Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce in the lead up to the championship game, but on the night it's all about who of quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and 49ers' Brock Purdy conduct a better game.

Here we run down the top five FREE ways to score a Super Bowl free live stream...

Top 5 free ways to watch Super Bowl 2024


UK: ITV has the free-to-air rights in the United Kingdom, so you can watch the Super Bowl free on ITVX

New user? Register free for ITVX

All you need is your email address and postcode (e.g. N17 0BX).

Outside the UK? Use a VPN to access ITVX when away from home.


AUSTRALIA: Channel 7 has free-to-air rights in Australia, so you can pick up a free Super Bowl live stream on 7Plus.

New user? Register free for 7plus

All you need is your email address and postcode (e.g. NSW 2015).

Outside Australia? Use a VPN to access 7Plus when away from home.

MEXICO: Azteca 7.

MEXICO: TV Azteca will live stream Super Bowl 58 for free on Azteca 7. 

New user? Sign in free with Google or Facebook (free)

Simply sign in with your Google or Facebook account. Bueno.

Outside Mexico? Use a VPN to access Azteca 7 when away from home.

USA: Paramount Plus

USA: CBS has the rights in the US this year to show Super Bowl coverage  – but you watch free with its Paramount Plus live streaming services. Note: you'll need Paramount Plus with Showtime if you want to enjoy the 4K stream. 

Try Paramount Plus free for 30 days when you use the code 'SUPERBOWL' at the checkout.

Outside the US? Use a VPN to access Paramount Plus when away from home.

GERMANY: RTL+ streaming

GERMANY: RTL has rights in Germany, so you can stream all the action on its RTL+ streaming platform.

Note that this is generally a paid-for service, but comes with a 30-day FREE trial so you'll be able to watch the Super Bowl for free in Germany and Austria.

Outside Germany? Use a VPN to tap into RTL+ when away from home.

Super Bowl 2024: when is it?

Super Bowl LVIII – the final playoff game of the National Football League (NFL) – kicks off at 6.30pm ET / 3.30pm PT / 11.30pm GMT / 10.30pm AEDT.

That's Sunday 11th February in most parts of the world, or Monday 12th February in Australia.

What TV channel is the Super Bowl on?

CBS television broadcast network will air Super Bowl LVIII, the NFL championship game, in the United States.

It's set to air on Sky Sports NFL (407) and Sky Sports Main Event (401) in the UK, as well as free-to-air ITV.

Who is playing in the Super Bowl?

AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs will meet NFC champion San Francisco 49ers at the 58th Super Bowl on Sunday 11th February.

Where is the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl LVIII takes place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The capacity for football games at the arena is 65,000.

Signage for Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada

(Image credit: Getty Images/Ethan Miller)

How big is the Super Bowl TV audience?

Roughly 200 million viewers are expected to tune into Super Bowl LVIII around the planet.

Who is performing at Super Bowl?

Usher will perform the Apple Music Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVIII.

So far, things have been tight-lipped as to who may guest star. Taylor Swift is likely to be in the stadium to watch partner Travis Kelce play for the Chiefs, but she is not expected to perform.

Who is singing the Super Bowl national anthem?

Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire will sing the national anthem before Super Bowl LVIII.

What are the Super Bowl odds?

At the time this article was published, DraftKings says the San Francisco 49ers are -120 favorites to win the 2024 Super Bowl.

It's worth noting however, that the Philadelphia Eagles were favorites to win last year, but the Kansas City Chiefs prevailed by three points after a dramatic 4th quarter.

Super Bowl global kick off times

  • New York, USA: 6.30pm ET
  • San Francisco, USA: 3.30pm PT
  • London, UK: 11.30pm ET
  • Melbourne, Australia: 10.30am AEDT (Mon)
  • Mexico City, Mexico: 5.30pm CDMX
  • Berlin, Germany: 12.30am CET (Mon)
  • Singapore: 7.30am SGT (Mon)
  • Delhi, India: 5am IST (Mon)

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Tom is a journalist, copywriter and content designer based in the UK. He has written articles for T3, ShortList, The Sun, The Mail on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, Elle Deco, The Sunday Times, Men's Health, Mr Porter, Oracle and many more (including What Hi-Fi?). His specialities include mobile technology, electric vehicles and video streaming.

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