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Emergency numbers for Germany: 110, 112 & Co.

Imagine you are on vacation in Mallorca and suddenly you witness a traffic accident. Which emergency number do you have to dial to alert the ambulance service? The correct answer: 112!

Even if there are sometimes different emergency numbers in Europe: Via the free 112 you can automatically reach the nearest rescue coordination center throughout Europe and can there medical emergencies, accidents, or fire report - both from the fixed network and from any cellular network.

If you dial the emergency number via 112, it is very important for the rescue workers that you avoid the accident concise and precise describe. You can use the so-called W questions help:

  • Where did the emergency / accident happen?
  • What it happened?
  • How many Are there injured?
  • Which type the injury?
  • Waiting In response to inquiries from the rescue coordination center!

In the event of a traffic accident or a medical emergency (e.g. a heart attack), many people "intuitively" call the emergency number 112. But how do you react if you have complaints outside of office hours that you would normally see your doctor with?

The following applies: Whenever you need medical help but your family doctor is currently unavailable and you do not know where an on-call practice is near you, choose this 116 117. The number of the medical on-call service is valid nationwide - without an area code.

However, is it one emergency, choose the one that is valid throughout Europe Emergency number 112

There are many emergency numbers - you can quickly lose track of them. The following table gives you an overview of all the emergency numbers applicable in Germany:

Ambulance service

institutionEmergency number
Euro emergency call112
police110
DRK flight service+49 221 - 91749939
Sea rescueFrom the landline: +49 421 - 536 870
From mobile phone: 124124
Federal Police+49 800 - 6 888 000

Poison Controls

regionEmergency number
Berlin030 - 19240
Bonn0228 - 19240
Erfurt0361 - 730730
Freiburg0761 - 19240
Goettingen0551 - 19240
Homburg / Saar06841 - 19240
Mainz06131 - 19240
Munich089 - 19240

Pharmacy emergency number

regionEmergency number
NationwideFrom a landline (free of charge): 0800 - 00 - 22833
From mobile phone (69 ct / min): 22833

Medical on-call service

regionEmergency number
Nationwide116 117

Car breakdown

Car clubEmergency number
ADACFrom a landline: 01802 - 22 22 22
From mobile phone: 22 22 22
AvD0800 - 990 990 9 (Germany, toll-free)
+49 69 6606 - 600 (abroad)
ACE0711 - 530 34 35 36
ARCD09841 - 40949

Credit card

CompaniesEmergency number
Central locking emergency call116116
ec cards+49 1805 - 021 021
VISA0800 - 811 8440
MasterCard0800 - 819 1040

Pastoral care

institutionEmergency number
Telephone counseling+49 800 - 1110111
+49 800 - 1110222
Telephone for children and young people+49 800 - 1110333

Print out the emergency call list, add the individual numbers and place the list clearly visible so that the most important emergency numbers for Germany are at hand in an emergency.

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