22kms · 20 mins by car · 30 mins by public transport
23,688 population (2016 Census)
Located in the southern sector of the Hornsby Shire, Epping offers an ideal mix of commercial and bushland city living. Epping railway station is a located on the main northern train line, with North Epping readily accessible to the civic heart of Sydney along the M2 motorway.
Epping is divided between three different local government areas: the Hornsby Shire, the City of Parramatta, and a smaller area in the City of Ryde.
The thriving and dynamic commercial hub of Epping gives way to a serene leaf lined streetscape envied by residents of less picturesque suburbs.
Pacific Epping is home to over 230+ retailers including Target, Harris Scarfe, Big W, Coles, Safeway, and Aldi. You can conveniently gather all your fare from our friendly fresh food retailers in the Hunter & Gatherer Fresh Food Precinct with a range of stores from butchers to bakers. Plus, with 11 restaurants catering for a range of cuisines and a large Cinema in our Urban Diner restaurant and entertainment precinct, Pacific Epping is the place to go.
The Epping RSL Club is a popular venue, which attracts many people including students from the nearby Macquarie University located in Ryde.
Nearby, the Lane Cove National Park attracts many visitors and group picnickers, while proximity to the shire's semi-rural corner of market towns, orchards and riding schools centred on villages such as Dural, Kenthurst and Glenorie make Epping an attractive base for visitors to Sydney. Visitors can also plan pleasant day trips to the colourful and historic Hawkesbury River towns of Wisemans Ferry, St Albans, Windsor and Richmond.