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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.


Effective February 1, 2023, fares will be increasing to the following:

In-town: $2.00

In-county: $3.00

Adjacent county: $4.00

Long-distance (3 or more counties): $6.00

Enroute stops: $1.00 for each stop

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: 



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: $1.5

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1.00

  • In-County: $1.50 

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

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

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