Maps of Ephesus Ancient city ruins
EphesusLocated on the Aegean Sea at the mouth of the Cayster River (at Selcuk), the city was one of the greatest seaports of the ancient world. 3 major roads led from the seaport: one road went east towards Babylon via Laodicea, another to the north via Smyrna and a third south to the Meander Valley.
Closest port to Ephesus is Kusadasi Port (approximately 18km). Izmir Port is around 70-80 kms.