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Kelsterbach, also called Kelsterbach am Main for its position on the banks of the Main River into which the Kelsterbach (Kelster Brook) flows, is in Hesse.


Although there have been settlements in the area since the stone age and some remains of a Roman villa can still be seen, Kelsterbach did not become a town until 1952 when the airport and local industries increased the population.

Due to its proximity to Frankfurt Airport, it is a center for logistics companies such as Lufthansa Systems, Nippon Express, Schenker AG, FedEx. It is not a tourist destination in itself but a useful and not so expensive location to stay close to the airport.

Get in[edit]

The historical Kelsterbach Railway Station

By train[edit]

Kelsterbach is one stop from Frankfurt Airport regional station. The S8 connects the town with Frankfurt, Rüsselsheim and Wiesbaden while the S9 also connects from Offenbach.

By car[edit]

Directly off the A3 using the B43 just to the west of Frankfurter Kreuz (interchange with the A5).

Get around[edit]


Herz Jesu (Heart of Jesus) Church in Kelsterbach
  • 1 Herz-Jesu-Kirche. Neo-Barock style catholic church
  • 2 St. Martinskirche, Untergasse. classic style protestant church







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