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Newton County 

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

To schedule a ride in Newton County, call 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.​​

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Newton County.

Effective February 1, 2023, fares will be increasing to the following:

In-town: $2.00

In-county: $3.00

Adjacent county: $4.00

Long-distance (3 or more counties): $6.00

Enroute stops: $1.00 for each stop

Service to Neosho:

  • Every Tuesday


Service to Joplin: 

  • Every Thursday                                                  


In-Town Neosho: 

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.                                                                                   

Newton and Jasper Counties Employment Transportation: 

  • Monday-Friday 


Fares (one way):

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1

  • In-County: $1.50

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

  • Long-Distance (three counties or more): $5

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