Lincoln County 

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

To schedule a ride in Lincoln County, call the OATS Transit office at 660-415-0901 or 800-654-6287.

Calls can be made Monday–Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for same day and next day reservations; all other reservations between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Listed below is the transportation schedule for Lincoln County.


THE LINC (Public Transportation for Residents of Lincoln County):

Within Lincoln County:

  • Monday–Friday: 6:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

  • Fare is $2 per stop.


Transportation to Pike, Montgomery, Warren, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties and St. Louis City:

  • Wednesdays and Fridays

  • Fare is $10.00 round trip 

To Troy From:

Elsberry, Silex, Whiteside:

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month


Foley, Moscow Mills, Old Monroe, Winfield:

  • 1st Tuesday each month


Hawk Point, Troy, Truxton:

  • Thursdays each month


Lincoln County:

  • 4th Wednesday each month


To St. Charles from Lincoln County: 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays

Intercity Express to St. Louis

Fares (one-way):

  • $2.00 for in-town riders

  • $3.00 for county service

  • $4.00 going to an adjacent county 

  • $10.00 round trip (or $6 one-way) for long distance travel

  • $1.00 fee for each en-route stop

*Seniors age 60+ and individuals with disabilities age 18-59 riding under the AAA contract do not have a set fare, but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides.