Best cheap headphone deals: In-ear, over-ear, wireless

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

Whether you want some cheap wireless headphones or a pair of premium noise-cancelling cans, some in-ears for the train or true wireless earbuds for the gym, we have some tempting offers for you.

We've searched far and wide on the world wide web scouting out deals on headphones by Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Beats, Beyerdynamic, Grado and more, to bring you the very best savings on the internet. 

Highlights include Beats' Powerbeats 3 and the five-star AKG N40s for half price, and £60 off Bose's wireless noise-cancelling over-ears...

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.

Wireless headphones

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

Marshall Major II wireless on-ears £129 £74 at Amazon 

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

Sony WH-CH700N wireless noise-cancelling £150 £99 at Amazon

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 SoundSport Wireless £140 £113 at Peter Tyson

Looking for a great pair of wireless headphones for the gym or running? These Bose in-ears are an excellent option with brilliant sound quality and solid battery life. At this price, they're a bit of a bargain.View Deal

Beats Powerbeats 3 £250 £122.99 at Amazon

Beats' flagship earbuds are sport-friendly and have a 12-hour battery life, with a Fast Fuel feature that offers an hour of music playback from just a five minute charge.View Deal

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 headphones £229 £159.99 at Amazon 

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

Grado GW100 Wireless on-ears £200 £179 at Sevenoaks

Grado's first pair of wireless headphones - and world's first pair of wireless open-back headphones. 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 £179 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

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless £300 £200 at Richer Sounds 

They may not be as attractive as an overall package as Sennheiser's Momentums, but these wireless noise-cancellers still marry great build and comfort with an entertaining performance.View Deal

Bose QuietComfort 35 II £330 £269 at Exceptional Audio Visual

An impressive pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones with Google Assistant built-in. The Bose wireless headphones are comfortable, sound enjoyable and offer great noise-cancelling.View Deal

True wireless earbuds

Sony WF-1000X true wireless £179 £145 at Richer Sounds

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 over £40 on the original price.View Deal

Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) £200 £170 at Amazon

We prefer the sound of the Sonys above, but there could be a home for these Samsungs among those who simply want a reliable pair of wireless earbuds with excellent battery life.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless £280 £249 at Amazon

Sennheiser's first pair of truly wireless in-ears impress on a number of fronts. The four hour battery life is hugely competitive, the touch controls for volume work a treat and the sound is detailed and nicely balanced. They sit at the pricier end of the scale, so this £35 discount should come in handy.View Deal

In-ear headphones

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 in-ear headphones £90 £60 at Amazon

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 £149 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 K92 £50 £34 at Amazon 

AKG has struck gold - the K92s combine a detailed, dynamic and smooth sound with a comfortable build. They might just be the best value headphones we've heard in years - and we said that before they were discounted!View Deal

Beats by Dr. Dre EP £90 £70 (white) at Amazon

We’re less familiar with the Beats by Dr. Dre wired EP on-ear headphones – which are now £20 off in white – but no doubt the iconic aesthetic will be enough to attract some. View Deal

AKG N60NC £169.95 £99 at Richer Sounds 

A winning combination of great sound and isolation make these AKGs ideal travel companions. These Ultra-portable, well isolating and entertaining on-ears won a What Hi-Fi? Award in 2015.View Deal