OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.
To schedule a ride in McDonald County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or
In-town Springfield: $1.50
In-town Rural Communities: $1
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 Noel & Southwest City: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
To Noel: 1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays & Thursdays
To Neosho: 2nd Tuesday of the month
To Jane: 2nd – 5th Wednesdays (pm)
To Joplin: 1st Wednesday
General transportation with medical priority is available from McDonald County origination in Jane to Neosho and Joplin along the I-49 corridor via Express every Wednesday. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS office at 1-800-77-6287.