Bates County 

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

To schedule a trip in Bates County call the Sedalia OATS Transit office at 660-827-2611 or

800-276-6287. Calls must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

To Kansas City Area: 1st & 4th Wednesday each month

To Nevada: 2nd Wednesday each month

To Clinton: 3rd Wednesday each month

From Rich Hill to Butler: Mondays & Thursdays


Fares (one-way) for above routes:

  • $2.50 for in-town riders

  • $5.00 for county service

The fare charges only apply to Senior Center Buses and Area Wide Buses. 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 Butler Service

To the Hospital & Clinics in Butler, Rich Hill and Adrian

Monday - Friday 

Fares: $2.50 one-way