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Dallas County 

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

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

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


To Bolivar: 

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday each month

To Buffalo (General Public route):

  • 3rd Tuesday of each month


To Buffalo (Seniors/Individuals with Disabilities, 18-59):

  • Monday-Friday 


To Lebanon:

  • 4th Thursday each month

To Springfield:

  • 2nd Thursday 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 

Seniors age 60+ and individuals  with disabilities age 18-59 riding under AAA contract do not have a set fare, but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides. OATS Transit will provide contact information for riders to contribute directly to the applicable AAA.  Space on any scheduled route is limited depending on passenger load, locations, trip purpose, and funding. Priority may be given for scheduled doctor appointments and dialysis. 

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