At 2pm on Friday the queue was two-and-a-half miles long and police said that it would take about six hours to get to the front.
On Friday morning the streets of London were filled with people watching the funeral procession.
People camped out
At 11.30 the coffin was carried on a gun carriage from St James's Palace to Westminster Hall.
People camped out on the streets overnight to make sure they got a good view of the proceedings.