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Lewis County 

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

To schedule a ride in Lewis County, call 660-415-0901 or 800-654-6287.

Reservations are taken 7:00 am to 4:00 pm (next day service must be requested by 1:00 pm).

Reservations for a medical appointment may be requested up to one month in advance;

for all other purposes, it is two weeks in advance.


Service to Canton

  • 1st Wednesday after 1st Tuesday


Service to Quincy, IL

  • 2nd (see below), 3rd, 4th & 5th Thursday

Fares (one-way):

  • $2.00 for in-town riders*

  • $3.00 for county service*

  • $4.00 going to an adjacent county*

  • $1.00 fee for each en-route stop*

Seniors age 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.


​​InterCity Express Service to Quincy, IL

InterCity Express Routes can connect you with other modes of transportation such as Amtrak, airports and other city bus services


Service along Hwy 61 to Quincy, IL

  • 2nd Thursday

Appointments must be between 10 am – 2 pm

Fare:   $10.00 round trip*

Riders are asked to meet the Intercity Ex­press bus at the established pickup points; however, the bus will deviate off the route up to 5 miles to pick up people who can’t get to the pickup points.


Pickup Points:

Canton – Steak ‘n Shake

La Grange – Exit C Dollar General

*Drivers no longer accept payment from riders on the bus. Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time you ride the fare will be withdrawn.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.​


R 8/2023

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