Adair County 

OATS Transit & Kirk-Tran is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. 

To schedule a ride in Adair County call the OATS Transit office at 660-415-0901 or 800-654-6287.

Calls can be made Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. for same day and next day reservations; all other reservations between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Adair County to Kirksville & Kirksville In Town: Monday-Friday

Fares (one-way):

  • $2.00 for in-town riders

  • $3.00 for county service

  • $4.00 going to an adjacent county 

  • $10.00 round trip (or $6 one-way) for long distance travel

  • $1.00 fee for each en-route stop

Seniors 60+ and Individuals with disabilities 18-59 riding under the AAA contract do not have a set fare but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides.

City of Kirksville Service: Kirk-Tran Demand Response Route

Monday–Thursday, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Anyone within a 15-mile radius of Kirksville can ride.

$2.00 (one-way) within city limits; $3.00 (one-way) outside city limits

Kirk-Tran Deviated Fixed Route        NOT OPERATING AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID-19.      

Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.                                           

Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                               

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.      

$2.00 each time you board. $20 punch cards are available at City Hall.

This means that in addition to boarding the bus at the stops listed below, passengers that cannot get to a bus stop can request to be picked up and dropped off up to ¾ of a mile off the bus route.  The pickup and drop off locations will be at the curb. Reservations must be made in advance, at least a day before, by calling 800-654-6287. The route repeats this schedule each hour. 

Times may vary by 10 minutes before or after scheduled time so be at the stops 10 minutes before times listed below.


7:00 am—Kirksville Gardens Apartments                         

7:02 am—R.A.I.L.—1100 S. Jamison                           

7:05 am—Sheraton Square Apartments                             

7:08 am—Hy-Vee Food & Drug                                         

7:11 am—Village 76/K.V. Housing Authority                         

7:14 am—1506 Crown Drive                                              

7:17 am—Fjeld Arms Apartments                                      

7:21 am—WalMart                                                           

7:25 am—Aldi’s                                                              

7:28 am—Family Services/Voc. Rehab Offices, 1612 N. Osteopathy                

7:32 am—Missouri/Main St. Parking Lot                             

7:35 am—Gutensohn Clinic                                              

7:38 am—St. Andrew’s Apartments                                   

7:40 am—Michigan Street/Sheltered Workshop                  

7:43 am—Truman State University/ Franklin & Randolph     

7:45 am—Preferred Family Healthcare (LaHarpe Campus)     

7:47 am—Kirksville Heights Apartments                            

7:49 am—Northeast Regional Health & Fitness Center        

7:51 am—High Hope, 906 East Shepherd                           

7:54 am—Adair SB 40—1107 Country Club           

Check out the Northeast Intercity Express-to Columbia & St. Louis

County Committee Meeting: 2nd Wednesday of Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov R.A.I.L Office, 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.


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