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.

Service to Anderson/Jane: 

  • 3rd Monday every other month (Jan. - Nov.)



Service to Webb City: 

  • 3rd Monday every other month (Apr. - Dec.)



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 


Long distance medical transportation is also available from Newton County to Springfield via the Weekly Express every Wednesday. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Office at 1-800-770-6287.


Fares (one-way):

  • In-town Springfield: $1.50 

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1

  • In-County: $1.50

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

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

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

Traveling to Springfield or Branson? Check out our Southwest Intercity Express.