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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 :

  • $2.00 each way

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


Drivers no longer accept payment from riders on the bus. Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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

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