Barton County 

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

To schedule a ride in Barton County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.

To Joplin: 1st Monday & 3rd Thursday each month

To Springfield: 2nd Monday each month 

To Nevada: 4th Thursday each month


To Lamar from:                                                                                                                        

Mindenmines and Liberal: Every Tuesday 

Golden City and Jasper: Every Wednesday

Fares (one-way):

  • In-town Springfield: $1.50 

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1

  • In-County: $1.50 

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

  • Long-Distance (3 Counties or more): $5

*Routes funded by Area Agencies on Aging suggest a contribution for senior citizens (60+) and age 18-59 disabled.