Gasconade County 

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

To schedule a ride in Gasconade County call the Columbia OATS Transit office at 573-449-3789 or 800-269-6287. Calls must be made between the hours of 9:30 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday 24-48 hours in advance.

Gasconade County to Jefferson City: 2nd and 4th Monday's each month.        


Owensville & Hermann Workshop: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-8:30am and 3:00pm-5:00pm


Owensville Transit In-Town (Owensville & Southern Gasconade County)Tuesday & Friday only; 7:00 am-5:00 pm


Hermann Express (in hospital area only): Monday, Wednesday, Friday only, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

To schedule a ride please call by noon the day prior to your trip.    

Fares (one-way):

  • In – Town: $2.00

  • Within County: $3.00  

  • Adjacent County: $4.00

  • Long Distance (Beyond 2 Counties): $3.00 per county