For residents who rely on public transport not only does Padstow offer the Airport & city Link train it also has an excellent range of bus services from the station & shops The 962 travels from Bankstown to Miranda through Padstow, Illawong, Menai & Sutherland. The S5 travels from Milperra to Padstow. Two Metrobus routes travel through Padstow. M91 travels from Parramatta to Hurstville, via Granville, Chester Hill, Bankstown, Padstow and Peakhurst M92 travels from Parramatta to Sutherland via Lidcombe & Bankstown. The main shopping village has a good range of shops, bakeries & cafes. Social clubs are Padstow RSL & Bowling Clubs. Playford Park is the home of two junior soccer clubs & has 5 K-6 primary schools (4 public, 1 catholic). Padstow is also home to Doug Frost Swim School where Olympian swimmer Ian Thorpe first began his swimming career.