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    

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.


Deviated 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/ Kirksville Housing Authority                        

7:14 am—1506 Crown Drive                                            

7:17 am—Fjeld Arms Apartments                                    

7:21 am—Walmart                                                          

7:25 am—Aldi                                                           

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

7:32 am—Traveler's Hotel Apartments                          

7:35 am—Gutensohn Clinic                                            

7:38 am—St. Andrew’s Apartments                                  

7:40 am—Community Opportunities Sheltered Workshop /

               Michigan and Randolph               

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 Employment Services, 906 East Shepherd       

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

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