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10 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones for Travel

Between engine noise and crying babies, there's no question that a powerful pair of headphones is a travel MUST. Here are 10 of our most trusted road-worthy pairs, from a cutting-edge wireless option to a $49 pick with surprisingly amazing sound quality. Updated 2018. 

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UrbanEars Plattan ADV Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

This powder-blue wireless set of headphones is as pretty as it is hassle-free. It's got everything you need, from a built-in mic and music sharing ZoundPlug to an ergonomic fit and collapsible design. 

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Bose QuietComfort 35

The OG of noise-canceling headphones, the Bose QuietComfort is our go-to pair for air travel.

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Panasonic HTX80B Bluetooth Headphones

These retro-cool headphones have all the modern tech you'd expect: they're wireless and Bluetooth-enabled, and produce a dynamic sound. A full charge gives you 24 hours of listening. 


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Bang & Olufsen Play Headphones

Features we love about these wireless Bang & Olufsen headphones: noise cancellation, a rechargeable battery with 14 hours of playback capacity, and luxurious genuine leather cushions.

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Urbanears Humlan On-Ear Headphones

For its price ($49), this UrbanEars pair has a warm, rich audio profile that rivals headphones two times the price.

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Pryma Headphones

The fashion set loves this high-tech pair for its sleek buckle accents and premium sound quality.

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FRENDS Layla Headphones

Designed exclusively for women, these rose-gold headphones comfortable enough to be worn with earrings thanks to memory foam ear cushions and a leather headband. Plus, each pair comes with removable caps—perfect for customizing your look to what you're wearing.

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Symphonized Wraith Premium Wood Headphones

We love the look of the Wraith Premium Wood Headphones--they're a little modern, a tad vintage, and a touch Art Deco. They're super durable and adjustable, with an in-line microphone for phone calls, and a remote which allows users to Play/Pause music and Answer/End phone calls. 

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Master & Dynamic MW60 Wireless

We've said it before, we'll say it again: Master & Dynamic has some of the coolest-looking headphones on the market. We love the retro styling — a nod to the leather-bound speakers of yore.

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Audio-Technica SonicFuel Wireless Headphones

There's nothing we don't love about these: the fresh white color, next-level sound, built-in microphone and full-range audio technology. 




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