Best headphone deals: in-ear, over-ear, wireless, noise-cancelling

Best headphone deals: in-ear, over-ear, wireless, noise-cancelling

Headphones are a music lovers best friend, and there really is something for everyone and every budget. So if you are in the market for a new pair and naturally looking for a cut-price bargain, this is the page for you. 

The January sales are in full swing, proving there are still plenty of discounts around. We've found tempting deals on headphones from Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Beats, Beyerdynamic, Grado and more.

Whether you're in the market for noise-cancelling wireless headphones for your daily commute, an affordable pair of in-ear headphones for your smartphone, or the latest true wireless tech, we've got you covered with the very best savings on the internet.

You can see them all listed below...

Our editors search through thousands of deals to unearth the best prices from the most trustworthy retailers. You can support us by clicking these independently selected links, as we may earn a commission on any purchase you make - but at no extra cost to you.

In-ear headphones

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 in-ear headphones £90 £59
Possessor of our 2017 Product of the Year Award, these wired in-ears continue the success of Sennheiser's seemingly ever-growing Momentum range with a comfortable fit, attractive design and a wonderfully clear and detailed performance.View Deal

AKG N40 in-ear headphones £299 £199 at Richer Sounds
Another Award-winning pair of in-ears, this time from AKG. Excellently put together, they deliver a comfortable fit and superb sound - and you can save £100.View Deal

Over-ear headphones

AKG K550 MK3 headphones for £199.95 £149.95 at Richer Sounds
The AKG K550 MK3 headphones got our 2017 Awards honour and have since dropped in price by a whopping £120 in this deal. That gets you 50mm drivers in closed back cans with accurate and clear sound. They're comfortable too.View Deal

Beats by Dr. Dre EP £90 £49.99 at Amazon
We’re less familiar with the Beats by Dr. Dre wired EP on-ear headphones – which are now 50% off in black – but no doubt the iconic aesthetic will be enough to attract some. View Deal

Wireless headphones

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless £300 £215 at Amazon They may not be as attractive as an overall package as Sennheiser's Momentums, but these slightly older models still marry great build and comfort with an entertaining performance.View Deal

Marshall Major II wireless on-ears £100 £50 at Currys Some of the most stylish cans on earth, Marshall headphones often come with some impressive specs too. These budget on-ears claim a 30-hour battery (from a two-hour charge), a light (220g) build and earcup controls.View Deal

Jaybird RUN true wireless buds £170 £129 at Currys The Runs are a pair of sweat-proof in-ear headphones, compatible with Google Assistant or Siri, and with a companion app offering sound customisation and  a location function to track them down. The cordless buds are also sweat-resistant and have four hours of battery life.View Deal

JBL E50BT Wireless Bluetooth Headphones £119 £59 at Currys
They may be fairly chunky, but if JBL's success rate is to go by these wireless over-ear headphones should be decent buys for on-the-go-use. Their impressive 18-hour battery life helps their case too.View Deal

Skullcandy Crusher Wireless £140 £99 at Amazon
With a 40-hour battery life for a longer-lasting wireless experience, these Skullcandys should also appeal to bass fiends: they have a slider to adjust bass so you can feel it.View Deal

Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Cancelling £150 £99 at Amazon
More affordable alternatives to the model above, these budget wireless noise-cancelling headphones offer 35-hour battery life (with 10 minutes of charge delivering an hour’s playback), app control and a swivel design. View Deal

Bose QuietComfort 25 noise-cancelling headphones £299.99 £139.95 at Amazon
These wireless and noise cancelling headphones from master sound-smith Bose offer stunning sound quality and fantastic noise cancellation. A saving of £170 represents a really great deal here.View Deal

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 over-ear wireless headphones £249 £199 at
Wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a 24-hour battery life, these impressively spec'd over-ear cans from the popular microphone maker have a built-in mic and - as you can see - sport a stylish grey finish. The good news: there's now a fifth off.View Deal

House of Marley Liberate XL BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones £169 £69 at
You can't knock House of Marley's style. With bold wood aesthetics and a sturdy over-ear design, these wireless headphones would surely survive years of commutes. They have a 12-hour battery life for Bluetooth playback, but can be wired too.View Deal

Grado GW100 Wireless on-ears £200 £179.95 at Sevenoaks
Grado's first pair of wireless headphones - and world's first pair of wireless open-back headphones apparently. Very much Grado in both aesthetic and engineering design, the GW100s utilise the signature drivers found in the brand’s wired models - good news considering we’re huge fans of Grado headphones’ consistently impressive sound. View Deal

Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones £250 £199 at Amazon
Full-bodied, clear sound and excellent battery life make these Beats wireless headphones well worth considering. The stylish design is matched by 40 hours of juice, while iOS device users can benefit from seamless connection too.View Deal

True wireless headphones

Sony WF-1000X true wireless earbuds £179 £120 at Sevenoaks
If you want the best-sounding pair of AirPod alternatives, you don't need to look much further than the Sony WF-1000X earbuds. And right now you can save £70 on the original price.View Deal

Optoma NUFORCE BE FREE 8 £250 £150 at Richer Sounds We prefer the sound of the Sonys above, but there could be a home for these Optomas among those who simply want a reliable, pretty much purpose-built pair of wireless headphones to soundtrack their cycle, run or gym session.View Deal