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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 573-449-3789 or 800-269-6287. 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Boone County.

County service outside Columbia city limits:

from Ashland, Hallsville, Centralia, Harrisburg, Rocheport, and Sturgeon to Columbia:

  • 2nd and 4th Monday of each month

  • Open to individuals of any age.

Service Within the City of Columbia:

Medical Appointments:

  • Medicaid transportation is available for medical appointments but must be booked through MTM (866-269-5927). Medical appointments must be made between 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to ensure transportation home.

  • Open to seniors 65+ and individuals with disabilities.

Fares (One-Way):  

  • $2.00 per one-way trip*

* Drivers no longer accept payment from riders on the bus. Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time you ride the fare will be withdrawn.  When calling to add funds to your account a minimum amount of $10.00 is required. You can send a personal check, money order or cashier’s check to the OATS Transit office if you do not want to pay by credit/debit card.​

InterCity Express Service to Columbia

Intercity Express Routes can connect you with other modes of transportation such as Amtrak, airports and other city bus services

Service along Hwys 54 & 63 to Columbia:

  • Monday - Friday

  • Appointments must be between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Fare: $4.00 round-trip ($2.00 each way)*

Riders are asked to meet the InterCity Express bus at the established pickup points, however, the bus will deviate off the route up to 5 miles to pick up people who cannot get to the pickup points. 

Pickup Points:

Camdenton- Wal Mart parking Lot

Osage Beach- Lake Regional Hospital Parking Lot

Eldon- Temp Stop Truck Stop

Jefferson City- Capital Region Hospital

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