Kusadasi is a port of call for more than 600 cruise ships every year thanks to Ephesus Ancient City. The ships run between April and November; and they usually stay for 6-7 hours and rarely make an overnight stop at Kusadasi port. Thousands of tourists visit Kusadasi by these cruise ships and the main attraction on these visits is the Ephesus Ancient City. Some cruise lines that come to Kusadasi are Royal Caribbean, Holland-American, Oceania, Easy Cruise, etc..
Ferries to nearby Greek Island Samos run from the same harbor.