Senai is a transit town situated 25 kilometres northwest of Johor Bahru
. Apart from the Senai International Airport
, it is also the base for several major multinational electronics manufacturers. This sprawl town is one of the flagship zones of the Iskandar Malaysia. The town is located along Skudai Highway, a part of Federal Route 1 which connects Johor Bahru with Kuala Lumpur.
Local banking services in Senai include Maybank, CIMB Bank, RHB Bank, EON Bank, and BSN Bank. Retail shops, many of which sell provisions, are located along the main trunk road. Public bus services that pass through Senai are TransitLink, Causeway Link, Triton, Maju and S&S. These services ply the roads between Senai and Johor Bahru.
A night market (locally known as pasar malam) regularly takes place in Taman Aman every Wednesday evening from 6 to 10 p.m. Vendors sell various local food and drinks, local produce such as fresh vegetables and fruits, clothes, and other grocery items at low prices. The pasar malam is usually crowded with locals and visitors. Also, a morning market selling fresh vegetables and meat opens 6 days a week in Taman Senai Utama, but closes on Monday.