In general, Aroroy as a destination located in an island-province, and geographically close to the midpoint of the archipelago, is accessible to various mode of transportation system, from different locations in the country. The Municipality of Aroroy, with its strategic location for potential commerce and tourism boon, among others, can easily be reached from Manila, Cebu and Bicol Mainland.
For a definitive depiction of the current transportation condition, below are the specific travel mode descriptions:
it can be reached via 1½-hour air flight on a commercial plane from Manila, which lands Masbate Airport daily (via Air Philippines). One passenger ship with route Manila-Masbate-Ormoc-Cebu-Cagayan de Oro, vice versa, also anchors Masbate Port twice a week. Commercial buses have a daily trip with direct connection to and from Metro Manila (Cubao terminal) with approximately 12 hours travel to Pilar (Sorsogon), then to Masbate City and to Aroroy. Other travel options are: Land Trip (Bus) (the likes of RORO Bus and Isarog Lines) to Pio Duran, then to Masbate City (RORO vessel) and land trip to Aroroy.
large sea vessel (M/V Trans-Asia) anchors Masbate Port 3 times a week with travel time to and from Cebu City of about 12 hours; mid-size sea vessel (M/V Rosalia) anchors Cataingan (Masbate) 3 times a week with travel time to and from Cebu City of about 9 hours then travel overland to Masbate City, then to Aroroy; RORO Bus has a daily trip with route Masbate City-Cebu City vice versa (via Bogo City), with approximately 9 hours sea travel to Cataingan, then to Masbate City, and from the city (terminal) one may opt to ride commercial trips to Aroroy. Shuttle Ferry anchors Cawayan Port (Masbate) 3 times a week with travel time to and from Cebu City of about 8 hours then travel overland to Masbate City, then overland trip to Aroroy.
From Panay Island,
outrigger vessels (plying Mandaon-Estancia [Iloilo] and Mandaon-Roxas) anchors Mandaon Port 2 times a week with travel time to and from Mandaon of about 7 hours; then land trip to Aroroy.
From Bicol (mainland),
it can be reached directly via outrigger vessels via Pilar Port (Pilar, Sorsogon) with travel time of about 3 hours; via Pio Duran (Albay) via RORO vessel, with a travel time of about 3 hours.
From Masbate City,
via Aroroy-Baleno-Masbate Road Junction and Aroroy-Managa-naga-Crossing Mandaon-Crossing Milagros-Masbate Road Junction, available in PUVs (PUJs, PUBs, and air-conditioned UV Express) with travel time of approximately one hour.
Other options (with proximity to nearest airports), 1-hour air flight on a commercial plane to Legazpi City, then overland to Pilar (Sorsogon), then to Aroroy; 1-hour air flight on a commercial plane to Naga City, then overland to Pio Duran (Albay), then to Masbate City (RORO vessel) and land trip to Aroroy.