Schuyler County 

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

To schedule a ride in Schuyler 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.


To Cantril, IA: 1st Thursday each month

To Kirksville: Every Tuesday

To Memphis & Rutledge: 3rd Thursday each month

To Ottumwa, IA: 2nd Thursday each month


Intercity Express

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

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. Fare for the InterCity Express is $10 round-trip.

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.