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 660-827-2611 or 800-276-6287.
Calls must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Listed below is the transportation schedule for Bates County.
Service to Kansas City Area:
1st and 4th Wednesday each month
Service to Nevada:
2nd Wednesday each month
Service to Clinton:
3rd Wednesday each month
Service from Rich Hill to Butler:
Mondays and 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 aged 60+ and individuals with disabilities 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 and Clinics in Butler, Rich Hill, and Adrian: