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Caldwell County 

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

To schedule a ride in Caldwell County, call 816-279-3131 or 800-831-9219. 

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Caldwell County.


Service to Hamilton:

  • 1st Thursday each month                      


Service to Richmond:

  • 4th Monday each month


Service from Breckenridge, Braymer, and Cowgill to Chillicothe:

  • 3rd Friday each month 

Service from Hamilton, Kingston, and Polo to Chillicothe:

  • 1st Friday each month

Fares (One-Way):

  • Within county: $3.00

  • Adjacent county: $4.00

  • Long-distance (beyond two counties): $2.00 per county

  • $1.00 each time you board the bus in-town

Northwest Missouri to St. Joseph & Kansas City Intercity Express:

  • To schedule a ride, call 816-279-3131 or 800-831-9219.

  • Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and appointments should be made between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

  • Transportation to Kansas City (Tuesdays each month) and St. Joseph (three days per month) is available to people living in certain Northwest region counties. This is a routine service with priority given to medical trips. Pickup points have been established along the routes; however, the bus will go off route up to 5 miles. 


St. Joseph:

Service along Highway 6, 65 and 36 from Galt to Trenton to Chillicothe to Hamilton to Cameron to St. Joseph:

  • 1st Friday each month 


Service along Highway 6, 13, I-35 and 36 from Trenton to Bethany to St. Joseph:

  • 2nd Friday each month


Service along Highway 6, 13 and 36 from Galt to Trenton to Gallatin to Cameron to St. Joseph:

  • 3rd Friday each month

Kansas City:

Service along Highway 6, 65 and 36 from Galt to Trenton to Chillicothe to Hamilton to Cameron to Kansas City:

  • Tuesdays each month


  • $10.00 round trip

Effective July 2023, Northwest Region drivers will no longer handle any payments from riders. Instead, riders can add funds to their account in advance, and fares will be withdrawn each time a rider rides. Riders can call 888-875-6287 to add funds to their account, which requires a minimum of $10 each time.

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