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Marion County 

OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income,

disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. 

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

Reservations are taken from 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 Hannibal & Hannibal In-Town: 

  • Monday-Friday

Service from anywhere in Marion Co. to Hannibal

  • Tuesday & Thursday

Service to Quincy, IL

  • 4th Tuesday

Fares (one-way) for the above routes:

  • $2.00 for in-town riders*

  • $3.00 for county service*

  • $4.00 going to an adjacent county* 

  • $1.00 fee for each enroute stop*

Seniors aged 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 

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

Service along Hwys 61, 36 & 24 to Columbia

  • Tuesday & Thursday 

Service to Quincy, IL

  • 2nd Friday

Service to St. Louis

  • Wednesday & Friday

Traveling into St. Louis on either I-70 or I-64 as far east as Grand Street

Destinations must be within five miles of the highway


Appointments must be between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Fare: $10 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 cannot get to the pickup points. 

Pickup Points:

Hannibal - Dirt Cheap in Hwy 61 Huck Finn Shopping Center

Monroe City - Danieles Cosina in Hwy 24 Mark Twain Shopping Center

Palmyra - Wendy's

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 Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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

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