Macquarie Park is a suburb in Northern Sydney . Macquarie Park is located 13 kilometres north-west of the CBD in the local goverment area of the City of Ryde.
Macquarie Park was part of the suburb of North Ryde until it was gazetted as a suburb in its own right on 5 February 1999, and many businesses still use North Ryde as the address. Both suburbs share the 2113 postcode but Macquarie University , which is located at the northern part of the suburb, has its own postcode of 2109.
Macquarie Park has a wide variety of restaurants and cafes and is known as a major dining destination in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney. There are a large number of restaurants ranging from Australian to Chinese (including Cantonese ), Japanese and Korean restaurants and eateries.
Macquarie Park has access to the M2 Hills Motorway , that runs through the northern part of the suburb. It is serviced by Forest Coach Lines, Hillsbus, State Transit, Transit Systems and Transdev NSW bus services.
During peak hour, the whole area gets very congested with traffic.
Macquarie University and North Ryde stations are underground stations on the Metro North West Line which opened on 26 May 2019. Until 30 September 2018 they were on the Epping to Chatswood rail line operated by Sydney Trains. . The line opened on 23 February 2009 and closed for metro conversion on September 30, 2018.