The event begins with a procession at 10.20am (7.20pm AEST) before the Coronation starts at 11am in London, which is 8pm AEST.
Massive crowds started building in London before dawn along with a more visible security presence at landmarks along the Coronation rout, which begins at Buckingham Palace and travels along The Mall, through Whitehall and Parliament Square before reaching Westminster Abbey.
Many Royals fans camped out overnight in chilly conditions in London.
The Coronation service for King Charles III (above) will be live-streamed by ABC from 5pm on Saturday
Residents will be able to watch the ceremony and processions to and from Westminster Abbey live with ABC’s coverage of the event starting at 5pm ahead of the King’s Procession at 7.30pm.
The Procession will leave Buckingham Palace to head down the Mall, through the Admiralty Arch and turn onto Whitehall while accompanied by The Sovereign’s Escort of the Household Cavalry.
It will then move along Parliament Street before finishing the half-hour trip at Westminster Abbey.
The ABC will finish its coverage of the event shortly after 10.30pm with the Royal family’s Buckingham Palace Balcony appearance.
Viewing for the coronation will also be available on ABC’s app, ABC iview, or directly from the UK on streaming service BritBox.
Channel Seven will start their coverage of the coronation at 7pm while Channel 10 begins slightly earlier at 6pm. All reporting will finish by 11:30pm.
Sky News will report on the coronation from 3pm with streaming also available on its website and app.
Nine journalists Peter Overton and Ally Langdon will broadcast the coronation from 5pm on Channel Nine in Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, and Tasmania and on Nine Gem New South Wales and Queensland.
The ceremony will also be available for streaming on Nine Now and will run ad-free.
King Charles, 74, automatically took the throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, in September last year.
King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla’s (above) coronation ceremony will start at 8pm AEST
He also acts as head of state in 14 realms – including Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Canada and Jamaica.
At Saturday’s coronation, he and Queen Consort Camilla will be officially crowned by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.
People watching from home will also be invited to take part in proceedings for the first time by swearing allegiance to the new King in the homage of the people.
Archbishop Welby will read the homage for viewers to recite after Charles and Camilla are crowned.
‘I call upon all persons of goodwill in The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of the other Realms and the Territories, to make their homage, in heart and voice, to their undoubted King, defender of all,’ the Archbishop of Canterbury will say.
The public is then asked to say: ‘I swear that I will pay true allegiance to Your Majesty, and to your heirs and successors according to law. So help me God.’
The Archbishop will then say: ‘God save The King’ to which the public is asked to respond: ‘God save King Charles, long live King Charles, may The King live for ever.’
People wait to watch Britain’s King Charles’ procession to his coronation ceremony from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, at The Mall in London
ABC’S CORONATION COVERAGE SCHEDULE
Preview coverage – 5pm
Arrivals – 6pm
Arrivals continued – 7pm
The King’s Procession – 7.30pm
Coronation Service – 8pm
Procession from Westminster – 10pm
Buckingham Palace Balcony – 10.30pm