Boone County 

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

To schedule a ride in Boone County call the Columbia OATS Transit Office at 573-449-3789 or

800-269-6287. Calls must be made between the hours of 9:30 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday. Calls must be made 24-48 hours in advance.

To Columbia

From Ashland, Central Boone, Hallsville, Centralia, Harrisburg, Rocheport, Sturgeon: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Monday each month

In-Town City of Columbia   For Seniors 65+ or 18-64 with a disability only. 

  • Medical Appointments: Monday-Friday (8:30 am-4:30 pm) Medical appointments must be no later than 2:30 p.m. to ensure transportation for return home. 

  • Grocery Shopping: Monday-Friday (8:30 am-4:30 pm)


Fares (one-way):

  • In – Town: $2.00

  • Within County: $3.00  

  • Adjacent County: $4.00

  • Long Distance (Beyond 2 Counties): $3.00 per county