town in Kleve District, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Emmerich am Rhein is a city on the River Rhine in Lower Rhine in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, with a population of around 30,000.




Emmerich lies on the River Rhine, or more precisely, on its right (northern) riverbank next to the Dutch border.

Emmerich is divided into 10 quarters (Ortsteile): Altstadt (old town), Borghees, Dornick, Elten, Hüthum, Klein-Netterden, Leegmeer, Praest, Speelberg and Vrasselt.

Tourists are most likely to concentrate on Altstadt and maybe Elten.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Airport Weeze

The nearest airports are located in Weeze (NRN IATA, 37 km away), Düsseldorf (DUS IATA, 95 km), Eindhoven (NL) (EIN IATA, 120 km), Dortmund (DTM IATA, 125 km) and Schiphol (NL) (AMS IATA, 136 km). Out of these, Düsseldorf and Amsterdam Schiphol see by far the most international connections. Weeze meanwhile is mostly served by no frills airlines.

By trainEdit

Emmerich station

Emmerich station is situated less than 1 km away from the city centre. At Duisburg main station travellers from Germany may change trains from high speed train ICE to regional trains Regionalexpress "Rhein-Express" (RE 5) or Regionalbahn „Der Weseler“ (RB 35). The night trains CityNightline "Pollux" (CNL 419/1319) and "Pegasus" (CNL 40419) have a stop in Emmerich too.

By carEdit

Highway A3 near Emmerich

Emmerich is connected to the highway ("Autobahn") A3 and to the federal highways ("Bundesstraße") B8 and B220.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Emmerich am Rhein

By local transportationEdit

VRR database

By carEdit

By bikeEdit

By footEdit

Tourist informationEdit

Tourist information at Rheinpromenade


  • 1 Rheinbrücke Emmerich (Rhine Bridge), Klever Str.. largest suspension bridge in Germany
  • 2 Heilig-Geist-Kirche. built in 1966, version of the cross made of scrap metal and the Stations of the Cross made of linen.
  • 3 [formerly dead link] Rheinmuseum (Rhine Museum), Martinikirchgang 2, +49 2822 75-1900. A one man submarine and a number of models of ships




Local specialtiesEdit




Caravan sitesEdit


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