How to listen to Classic FM

5 February 2021, 10:55 | Updated: 14 July 2021, 17:00

How to listen to Classic FM
How to listen to Classic FM. Picture: Classic FM

All the ways you can listen to the UK’s most popular classical music radio station.

1. Online via Global Player’s website

2. Via the Global Player or Classic FM mobile app

3. On Smart Speakers – “play Classic FM”

4. Through Your TV

5. On DAB Digital Radio and on 100-102 FM

How to listen to Classic FM Online

Listen to Classic FM online
Listen to Classic FM online. Picture: Classic FM

You can listen to Classic FM online via Global Player at www.globalplayer.com/live/classicfm.

You can also click on the green ‘Listen’ button on the ClassicFM.com homepage, and at the top of every article on the Classic FM website.

There’s also much more on Global Player – including podcasts and playlists from Classic FM, as well as from our sister stations Smooth, LBC, Heart, Radio X, Capital and Capital Xtra.

Click here to listen to Classic FM online now >

How to listen to Classic FM via Global Player mobile app

Listen to Classic FM on mobile via Global Player
Listen to Classic FM on mobile via Global Player. Picture: Classic FM

You can listen to Classic FM live, any time and anywhere in the world, via Global Player.

Download the Global Player app, or the Classic FM app, from App Store or Google Play, and enjoy the world’s greatest music on the go.

You can also enjoy Classic FM’s fine selection of podcasts, including John Suchet’s Beethoven: The Man Revealed, David Walliams’ Marvellous Musical Podcast, and Case Notes, as well as playlists, including Classic FM Relax, and programmes and music from our sister stations LBC, Smooth, Radio X, Heart, Capital and Capital Xtra.

Click here to download the Global Player app for iPhone and iPad >

Click here to download the Global Player app from Google Play (Android) >

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Alexa

Listen to Classic FM Amazon Alexa smart speakers
Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Alexa. Picture: Classic FM

If you’ve got a smart speaker, say to it “Play Classic FM” and enjoy the world’s greatest music in your home.

If you have an Amazon Alexa, and you want to catch up on the last seven days of Classic FM programmes for free, use the new Global Player Amazon skill. Just ask for a programme and a date, then sit back and relax…

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Google Assistant

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Google Assistant
Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Google Assistant. Picture: Classic FM

Just say “Ok Google, Play Classic FM!”

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Home Pod & Siri

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Home Pod & Siri
Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Home Pod & Siri. Picture: Classic FM

Just say “Hey Siri, Play Classic FM.”

You can also ask Siri on your iPhone or iPad to play Classic FM via the Global Player app or Apple Music.

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Sonos

Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Sonos
Listen to Classic FM on smart speakers: Sonos. Picture: Classic FM

You can also listen on your Sonos smart speaker by adding ‘Global Player’ as a music source in your Sonos app or, to listen live, search for Classic FM within the new Sonos Radio section in the Sonos app.

Listen to Classic FM through your TV

Listen to Classic FM through your TV
Listen to Classic FM through your TV. Picture: Classic FM

You can listen to Classic FM via the TV on the following channels:

• Freeview: Classic FM is now available as a free-to-air channel with Freeview. You will find us on Channel 731.

• Sky: Classic FM is available as a free-to-air channel with any package on Sky digital satellite television Channel number 0106.

• Virgin Media: Classic FM is also now available as a free-to-air channel on cable digital Virgin Media on Channel 922.

• Freesat: Classic FM is available as a free-to-air channel with Freesat. You will find us on Channel 721.

Listen to Classic FM on DAB Digital or FM Radio

Listen to Classic FM on DAB Digital or FM Radio
Listen to Classic FM on DAB Digital or FM Radio. Picture: Classic FM

You can select ‘Classic FM’ on DAB digital radio, or listen via 100-102 FM.

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