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Wright County 

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

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

Listed below is the transportation schedule for Wright County. Fares are listed at the bottom of the page. 

To Springfield from Mtn. Grove and Norwood: 

  • 3rd Monday every other month

 

Mtn. Grove In-Town: 

  • 2nd Monday

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursdays each month

To Mtn. Grove, Norwood, and Macomb:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 4th Tuesdays each month 

 

To Manes, Dawson, and Mtn. Grove:

  • 1st, 3rd, and 4th Fridays each month

 

To Springfield from Mansfield, Hartville, and Grovespring: 

  • 3rd Monday each month

To Ava from Hartville: 

  • 2nd Thursday every other month (Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.)

To Lebanon:

From Grovespring:

  • Every Wednesday

 

From Mansfield and Hartville: 

  • 1st Thursday of the month

To Mountain Grove:

From Mansfield:

  • 3rd Thursday each month

Long distance transportation is also available from Wright County to Springfield, including the Springfield-Branson Regional Airport, Greyhound Bus and City Utilities Bus Depots, via the Weekly Express on every other Wednesday each month. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Transit Office at 1-800-770-6287.

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 additional 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 Riders can add funds to their account before riding and each time they ride the fare will be withdrawn.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 disabilitie 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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