Getting Here

Lowther Hall is situated at 17 Leslie Road, Essendon, in the inner northwest suburbs of Melbourne. Thanks to our central location, there are a number of ways for students to get to and from school.

Public transport

us: either to Leslie Road or to Essendon Railway Station (approximately a 3 minute walk from the School).

Train: to Essendon Railway Station (approximately a 3 minute walk from the School).

Tram: to Essendon Post Office (approximately a 6 minute walk from the School).

For more information about bus, train and tram routes and timetables, please visit Victoria’s  public transport website

( Tip:  Try the Journey Planner.  Enter your address in the Leaving From field, and "Lowther Hall" in the Going To field.)

Charter bus services

Lowther Hall students are able to use a charter bus service operated by Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School. This service covers the following areas:

  • Caroline Springs/Sunshine/Footscray/Maribyrnong

Please  Contact the Director of Admissions and Marketing for further details regarding charter bus timetables and routes.


Kindergarten and Prep families may use the south Junior School pedestrian access gate in Sherbourne Street (by the current Junior School Art room). In the afternoon this gate is not unlocked until 2:45pm.

All other Junior School students and families may use the south Junior School gate in Leslie Road.

Senior School students and families should use the main gate in Leslie Road.

Pedestrians are not permitted to use the north Sherbourne Street vehicular access gate any time. This gate remains open for vehicle access and deliveries only.