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 the OATS Transit office at 660-415-0901 or 800-654-6287.

Calls can be made Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. for same day and next day reservations; all other reservations between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.


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

To Hannibal: 3rd Friday each month

To Mexico: 4th Friday each month

To Moberly: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays & 2nd Thursday each month

To Monroe City & Monroe City in town: 1st Wednesday (Feb, Apr, June, Aug, etc.)* & 2nd Friday each month

To Paris & Paris in town: 4th Tuesday each month


From Monroe City to Hannibal: 1st Friday each month

(Arrive 7:00, Depart 10:00) Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

(Arrive 10:30, Depart 2:45) Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


From Paris to Moberly: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 

(Arrive 10:30, Depart 2:45)

Intercity Express

  • Tuesdays: Service along Hwys 36, 15, 24 and 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Shelbina to Paris to Moberly to Columbia

  • Thursdays: Service along Hwys 36, 24 and 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Paris to Moberly to Columbia


For more information or to schedule a ride on the Intercity Express, call 1-800-654-6287. Calls must be made Monday – Friday, between 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.