Carlingford is one of the suburbs of Sydney, the State capital of New South Wales (Australia). The suburb is located approximately 22 kilometers north-west of Sydney Central Business District as well as it lies on the north-eastern outskirts of the Greater Western Sydney.

Population, Postcode and Land area

The estimated population in Carlingford was 21,570 and the postcode of this region is 2118. The suburb covers a land area of about 7.9km2.

Suburbs around Carlingford

Suburbs which are surrounded by Carlingword are North Rocks, West Pennant Hills, Beecroft, North Parramatta, Epping, North Parramatta, Oatlands, Telopea and Eastwood.


Carlingford encompasses a large number of public and private schools: Carlinford High School, Carlingford Public School, Carlingford West Public School, Cumberland High School, James Ruse Agricultural High School, Murray Farm Public School, Roselea Public School and St Gerard’s Primary Catholic School.


Quaker Hill has lots of schools and educational institutions. One of the renowned schools in this suburb is Quaker Hill Public School, which was the oldest among all other schools. Besides, there are other public primary schools which include Barnier and Hambledon, opened during 1990s to cope with the growing population.


Carlinford offers an excellent public transport service predominantly the buses and the trains. The railway line in Carlingford opens on 20 April 1986 as a private railway, thereafter it has been controlled by the state government since 1901. There are many buses operated in Sydney which pass through Carlingford. The major bus stations are located in some of the well-known areas such as the Carlingford Court Shopping Centre, Carlingford Railway Station and Oaks Road M2 bus stop.