Sorsogon to Masbate: 2020 Ferry Schedule & Fare Rates
Sorsogon to Masbate Ferry Schedule & Fare Rates

Schedule of ferry trips from Sorsogon to Masbate in the Philippines. Updated as of January 4, 2020.

There are already flights from Manila to Masbate but it gets so expensive at times. A popular alternative is to travel to Legazpi, Albay by plane or bus and head to Pilar Port in Sorsogon and take a fast craft / RORO vessel to Masbate. (Read: Ticao Island Resort in Masbate)

Sorsogon to Masbate ferry schedule

Masbate to Pilar, Sorsogon Ferry Schedule via Montenegro Shipping Lines

With almost 60 vessels, Montenegro Shipping Lines is one of the major shipping company in the Philippines offering both fast craft and Roll-on, Roll-off (RORO) service across the Philippines. It connects the islands in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. 

Daily trips at 5:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 12:00 NN, and 2:30 PM

Pilar, Sorsogon to Masbate Ferry Schedule via Montenegro Shipping Lines

Daily trips at 5:00 AM, 8:00 Am, 12:00 NN, and 4:00 PM

Passenger Fare

 Regular  Php360Php540 
 Student Php 306Php459 
 Senior  Php257Php386 
 Children Php180 Php270 

Vehicle Rates

 Bicycle (.5) Php360.00
 Bicycle with Side Car (1) Php720.00
 Motorcycle (2) Php1,440.00
 Motorcycle with Side Car (2.1-3M) Php2,160.00
 3.1-4 M Php2,880.00
 4.1-5 M Php3,600.00
 5.1-6 M Php4,320.00
 6.1-7 M Php5,040.00
 7.1-8 M Php5,760.00
 8.1-9 M Php6,480.00
 9.1-10 M Php7,200.00
 10.1-11 M Php7,920.00
 11.1-12 M Php8,640.00
 12.1-13 M Php9,360.00
 13.1-14 M Php10,080.00
 20 footer w/ prime mover (22) Php15,840.00
 40 footer w/ prime mover (38) Php27,360.00

Have you tried taking this ferry service? How was your experience? Please let us know in the comment section below. Please take note that the schedule may change without prior notice, if you see any changes, please let us know to help our fellow travelers get the most accurate schedule. Thanks!

If you are traveling on a tight schedule, we highly recommend that you call the bus/ferry company to confirm the trip. If there is a typhoon signal in the area, ferry trips are automatically canceled.

To know the latest flight and ferry trip cancellations, click here.

Boat schedule from Pilar Sorsogon to Masbate City via fast craft is at 8AM, 12NN , & 3:30PM. Travel time is 2 hours and fare is P396. RORO vessel has only one trip per day at 8AM. Travel time is 4 hours and Fare is P259. [Read: Manila to Masbate Bus Schedule]
There is also a boat that sails from Pilar to the town of Monreal in Masbate. The ferry leaves Pilar for Monreal at 12 noon daily and the return trip from Monreal to Pilar leaves at 7AM daily (approximately 1.5 hours). The fare is around P120. Trips are sometimes canceled due to bad weather.
If you are going to Ticao Island, getting a boat from Bulan, Sorsogon is a better option. From Bulan, take a public ferry to San Jacinto, Masbate. (approximately 1 hour). The fare is P120. The Bulan to San Jacinto ferry leaves daily at 6AM, 8AM, 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM. The return trips from San Jacinto to Bulan leaves at 5AM, 7AM, 9AM, and 12PM, and 2PM.

Where to stay in Sorsogon? Recommended hotels to stay in Sorsogon City. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.

  1. Fritz Homestay
  2. Siama Hotel
  3. Bantigui Beach Resort
  4. Villa Isabel Hotel
  5. Fernandos Hotel
Where to stay in Masbate? Recommended hotels to stay in the province of Masbate. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.


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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Elsa Cantonjos Sivertsen Bye

    yes i been..maybe 10yrs…i want to know if how much the cost of fare of a car….pillar to masbate city…hope i hear answer quick thanks and GOD BLESS 😉

    1. escapemanila

      Sorry we do not have that info. You may contact the shipping company directly. Thanks.

  2. Jeanny Moralde

    How much is the cost of fare for car from Legazpi airport to Pilar port

  3. bell

    do you have the names of these ferries?

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