Nowadays, going from one place to another is never a big problem anymore because there are a lot of ways to travel. Airfare has become more and more affordable and sea ports have opened to so many destinations already. Though there may be a variety of ways to travel, riding an airplane is still the fastest and most convenient. Air fares has become more affordable today than 10 years ago so many more people are privileged to avail of cheap flights especially during lean season. But what about during peak and highest seasons when airfares soar very high and not everyone could afford it? What are the other options?

Coming from Cebu, there are a lot of options to travel going to different islands nearby. When airfares are too expensive, travelling by boat is a better option.

One way to travel from Cebu going to Legazpi City is through a Roro bus. This bus travels everyday from Cebu City going to Masbate City. This is how to avail of this trip:

  1. Buy a ticket at the Cebu City North Bus Terminal. It costs Php 900.00 per passenger. The bus leaves at 7:30pm daily going to Bogo City. Upon arriving at the Bogo Port, the bus will be loaded to a boat going to Cataingan, Masbate. Passengers need to disembark the bus and ride the boat. The boat will reach Cataingan at around 7:00 to 7:30am. Passengers will need to ride the bus again as it travels going to Masbate City. It will take around 1 ½ to 2 hours to reach the City. The destination of the bus is only Masbate City.
  2. From Masbate City, ride a boat going to Pilar, Sorsogon. There are two kinds of boats that travel from Masbate City to Pilar, the fast craft and the slow boat. The fast craft takes only 2 hours while the slow boat will take approximately 4 hours.
  3. Upon disembarking the boat from Masbate City, take a van or a jeepney going to either Daraga, Albay or Legazpi City.

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