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Christian County 

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

To schedule a ride in Christian County, call 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Christian County. Fares are listed at the bottom of the page. 

Food Pantry:

  • 4th Friday each month                                                                          


To Christian County and Springfield:

  • Monday-Friday (Employment Transportation is given priority)

To Springfield from:

Western Christian County:

  • 3rd Tuesday each month  

          Eastern Christian County:

  • 4th Tuesday each month  

To Nixa from Western Christian County: 

  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month

To Ozark from:

Ozark In-town:

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday each month

         Eastern Christian County:

  • 1st and 3rd Friday each month

Fares (one way):

  • In-town Springfield: $2.00* 

  • In town rural communities: $2.00*

  • In-county: $3.00*

  • Adjacent County: $4.00*

  • Long-Distance (three counties or more): $6.00*

  • Each additional en route stop: $1.00* 


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 Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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

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.OATS Transit will provide information for riders to contribute directly to the applicable AAA. Space on any scheduled route is limited depending on passenger load, locations, trip purposes, and funding. Priority may be given for scheduled doctor appointments and dialysis. 

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