Lawrence County 

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

To schedule a ride in Lawrence County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.​

Fares (one-way):

  • In-town Springfield: $1.50 

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1

  • In-County: $1.50 

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

  • Long-Distance (3 Counties or more): $5

*Routes funded by Area Agencies on Aging suggest a contribution for senior citizens (60+) and age 18-59 disabled.

To Monett: 1st, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month

To Mt. Vernon: 2nd Thursday each month

To Mt. Vernon and Miller: 3rd Tuesday each month

To Aurora: 1st & 3rd Thursdays each month


Aurora Area: Monday-Friday                                         

Marionville/Aurora to Aurora: Monday-Friday                                                      

Lawrence County Employment Transportation: Monday-Friday


Long distance medical transportation is also available from Lawrence County to Springfield via the Intercity Express on every Wednesday each month. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Transit Office at 1-800-770-6287.