Ephesus Port, the real name is Kusadasi Port, has been visited by hundreds of cruises for years. It is the second frequently visited port in Turkey after Istanbul. Ancient Ephesus City is only 12 miles way from Ephesus/Kusadasi port and is a very modern and nice port. There are many shops, souvenirs, duty free and lovely sea viewed coffees with Wi-Fi at the port. USA, Canadian, Australian and visitors from various nationalities take a Private Ephesus Tours from Kusadasi port. You have chance to visit Ancient Ephesus City, House of the Virgin Mary, Temple of Artemis, Basilica of St. John and Sirince Village depending on your time in Ephesus/Kusadasi port.
When you get out of Kusadasi port building, follow “city center” sign, after 1 minutes of walk you will be in the centrum of Kusadasi town. You will also see Ephesus Tours guides with signs waiting for their customers who booked their Ephesus Tours with them.
Many people speak English in Kusadasi town. You can also pay USD or Euros to the shops which will save you time and won’t need to change money. Also there are many ATM’s around Kusadasi port.