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Taney County 

OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income,

disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. 

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

Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Taney County.

Fares are listed at the bottom of this page. 

Branson/Hollister In-Town: 

  • Monday - Friday


Forsyth In-town: 

  • Monday - Friday 


To Branson from Forsyth Area and Eastern Taney County: 

  • Monday - Friday 



  • Monday - Friday


To Branson/Hollister:

From Forsyth and Eastern Taney County Area:

  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

To Branson from East Taney County:

  • Tuesday and Thursday (Age 60+ only)

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (General Public)


Veterans Transportation to Fayetteville: 

  • Contact the OATS Transit Office for dates


Long distance transportation is also available from Taney County to Springfield, including Springfield-Branson Regional Airport, Greyhound Bus. and City Utilities Bus Depots, via the Intercity Express on every other Tuesday each month. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Transit Office.

Check out the Southwest Intercity Express (click here). 



Fares (one way):

  • In-town Springfield: $2.00

  • In-town rural communities: $2.00 

  • In-county: $3.00

  • Adjacent County: $4.00

  • Long-Distance (three counties or more): $6.00

  • Each additonal en route stop: $1.00 

*Drivers no longer accept payment from riders on the bus. Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.  When calling to add funds to your account a minimum amount of $10.00 is required. You can send a personal check, money order, or cashier’s check to the OATS Transit office if you do not want to pay by credit/debit card.

Seniors age 60+ and individuals with disabilities riding under AAA contract do not have a set fare, but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides. OATS Transit will provide contact information for riders to contribute directly to the applicable AAA. Space on any scheduled route is limited depending on passenger load, locations, trip purpose, and funding. Priority may be given for scheduled doctor appointments and dialysis. 

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