Northeast Missouri to Columbia

& St. Louis Intercity Express

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

To schedule a ride call the OATS Transit office at 660-415-0901 or 800-654-6287.


Service To Columbia:

Monday-Friday Service along Hwy 63 from Lancaster to Kirksville to Macon to Moberly to Columbia. 

Tuesdays Service along Hwy 36, 15, 24 & 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Shelbina to Paris to Moberly to Columbia. 

4th Tuesday Service along I-70 from Wright City to Warrenton to Jonesburg to New Florence to Montgomery City to Kingdom City to Columbia.      

Thursdays Service along Hwy 36, 24 and 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Paris to Moberly to Columbia.   

2nd Friday Service along Hwy 54 & I-70 from Louisiana to Bowling Green to Vandalia to Mexico to Kingdom City to Columbia.  

Service To St. Louis:

Wednesday & Friday  Service along Hwy 61 from Palmyra to Hannibal to New London to Bowling Green to Troy to St. Louis (traveling in to St. Louis on either I-70 or I-64 as far east as Grand St). Riders may go to St. Louis for any purpose as long as destination is close to I-70 or I-64. For medical appointments the bus will deviate from I-70 or I-64 up to five miles only.

For these routes:

  • Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • Appointments must be between 10:00 am-2:00 pm.

  • Fares are $10.00 for a round trip; $6.00 for one-way.

Pickup Points

Atlanta: Junction M & 63

Auxvasse: Business 54 Champs 98 Service Station

Bowling Green: Junction 61 & 161 McDonald’s

Center: Gravel lot at Junction Hwy 19 & P

Clark: 5 miles off Hwy 63 at New Hope Church

Curryville: Hwy. 54  Feith Service Station

Eolia: Junction 61 & FF Phillips 66

Farber: Junction 54 & Main St. (Parking Lot of old Corner Store)

Foristell: Commuter Parking Lot S Service Rd

Hannibal: Hwy. 61 Huck Finn Shopping Center Parking Lot; In front of Dirt Cheap

Jonesburg: Commuter Parking Lot at Jonesburg Exit

Kingdom City: Fire Fighters Museum at I-70 & 54

Kirksville: Junction 63 & 11 HyVee Parking Lot

Laddonia: Junction 54 & East 1st Street Smiley’s Café Parking Lot

Lancaster: BP Station on Hwy. 63

LaPlata: Casey’s on Brown St

Louisiana: Junction of 79 & 54 Abel’s Parking Lot

Macon: Junction 63 & Hardee’s Parking Lot

Madison: Hwy. 24 Christian Church Parking Lot

Mexico: Business 54 Exit Walmart Parking Lot

Moberly: Junction 63 & 24 Break Time Gas Station

Monroe City: Business 24 Mark Twain Shopping Center

Montgomery City: Senior Center at 138 S. Allen

New Florence: Junction 70 & 19 McDonald’s

New London: Junction 61 & 1st Street Abel’s Quick Shop

Palmyra: Junction 161/61 ShopKo  

Paris: Putnam Tire & Muffler at Jct. 24 & 15

Pendleton: Flying J Truck Stop

Perry: The Junction Restaurant at Hwy 19 & 154

Scott's Corner: Junction 54 &19 Commuter Parking Lot

Shelbina: Subway Parking Lot at Jct. 36/15

Troy: Junction 61 & 47 Commuter Parking Lot

Vandalia: Hwy. 54 Abels

Warrenton: Junction 70 & 47 Commuter Parking Lot

Wentzville: Wentzville Parkway- Rural King Parking Lot, S Service Rd

Wright City: Commuter Parking Lot on N Service Rd