Barry County

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

To schedule a ride in Barry County, call 417-887-9272 or 1-800-770-6287.

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Barry County.

 

Service to Springfield:

  • 1st Monday each month

 

 

Service to Joplin: 

  • 2nd & 4th Monday each month

 

 

Service to Rogers: 

  • 3rd Monday each month

 

 

Service to Neosho: 

  • 3rd Wednesday each month

 

 

Service to Mt. Vernon:

  • 4th Wednesday each month

 

 

Service to Monett:

From Cassville, Purdy, and Rural Monett:

  • 3rd and 4th Tuesday each month 

 

From Barry County:

  • 1st Friday each month

 

From Shell Knob, Golden, and Southeast Barry County: 

  • 1st Tuesday each month

   

 

Service to Cassville:                            

From Monett, Purdy, and Rural Cassville:

  • 2nd Tuesday each month

 

From Seligman, Washburn, and Exeter:

  • 1st, 2nd, 4th Thursday each month

 

From Barry County Senior Box:

  • 3rd Friday of the month (after the 1st Monday)  

                                                                      

 

Cassville Area:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday   

 

 

Shell Knob Area:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of the month (4th Thursday to Cassville)                                             

 

 

Barry County Employment Transportation: 

  • Monday-Friday                                  

 

 

Monett In-Town: 

  • Monday-Friday

                                                                                               

Long distance medical transportation is also available from Barry County to Springfield via the Intercity Express on every Wednesday each month. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Transit Office at 1-800-770-6287.

 

Fares (One-Way):

  • In-town Springfield: $1.50 

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1.00

  • In-County: $1.50 

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

  • Long-Distance (three counties or more): $5.00

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