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Monroe County 

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

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

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

Reservations are taken from 7:00 a.m. 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:   

  • 1st & 3rd Wednesday 


Service to  Moberly:   

  • 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 

Fares (one-way) for the above routes:

  • $3.00 for county service*

  • $4.00 going to an adjacent county* 

  • $1.00 fee for each en-route 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, & 15 to Columbia

  • Tuesday

Service along Hwys 61, 36, & 24 to Columbia

  • Thursday

Service along Hwy 36 to Quincy, IL

  • 2nd Friday

Appointments must be between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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 cannot get to the pickup points. 

Pickup Points:

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

Paris - Jct 15 & 24 Putnam Tire & Muffler

*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 Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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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