How to get to Ephesus by train from Ankara?

Ephesus is 650 km away from Ankara. Train will be a comfortable way with one night at sleeper.

You’ll get to Eskişehir by HST and then take overnight train to İzmir. You can continue to Selçuk, or enjoy İzmir first next day.

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Go to Ankara train station.

Take Ankara Eskişehir YHT to Eskişehir. Please also check Istanbul Ankara HST as alternative.

Take İzmir Mavi (Ankara İzmir treni) to İzmir.

Take İzmir Denizli treni to Selçuk. Please also check Izmir Soke train and Izmir Nazilli train as alternative.

Ephesus is three kilometers southwest of Selçuk town, at the south of İzmir Province. It’s walking distance (600 mt) from Selçuk Train Station to Selçuk Bus Station (see directions map). The minibuses are running between Selçuk bus station and Ephesus regularly and frequently.

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Directions are given as suggestions based on personal experience and current timetables as of 2/2018. Some information may be out-of-date. Please read our disclaimer statement.


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