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Chariton County 

OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income,

disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. 

To schedule a ride in Chariton County, call 660-827-2611 or 800-276-6287. 

Calls must be made 24 hours in advance and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Chariton County.

Service to Chillicothe and/or Brookfield:

  • 2nd Wednesday each month


Service to Moberly and/or Marshall:

  • 4th Wednesday each month


Service to Columbia and/or Moberly:

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday each month


Service to Kansas City Area or Carrollton:

  • 2nd Thursday of the month


Head Start Brunswick and Salisbury:

  • Monday-Thursday

Chariton County Senior Citizens Services Fund:

  • In-county services available 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



  • Monday


  • Tuesday


  • Wednesday


  • Thursday


  • Friday


Fares (one-way):

  • $2.50 for in-town riders

  • $5.00 for county service

  • Residents of Chariton County over the age of 59 are funded by the Chariton County Senior Citizens Services Fund; residents under the age of 59 have a fare of $5.00 per stop and $10.00 for a round trip 


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.

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 Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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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