First and foremost, alarm clocks for the bedside table need to be non-ticking. Nobody wants to go to bed with a ticking clock next to them. For a travel alarm clock, it needs also be compact, lightweight and durable.
Let’s take a look at 5 of the best compact travel alarm clock from quirky to minimalist, functional to budget, there is definitely one in our list that will suit anyone.
Top 5 Best Compact Travel Alarm Clock
A quick look at our list:
- MARATHON Analog Desk Alarm Clock – AUTO NIGHT LIGHT, ANALOGUE
- JCC Loud Melody Alarm Square Non-Ticking Silent Quartz Analog Travel Bedside Alarm Clock – ANALOGUE, NIGHTLIGHT
- Travelwey® Analog Travel Alarm Clock – ANALOGUE, NIGHTLIGHT
- JCC 3-inch Retro Twin Bell Silent Non Ticking Sweep Second Hand Bedside Alarm Clock – ANALOGUE, NIGHTLIGHT
- ECVISION Creative Small Round Aluminium Silent table Snooze beech Alarm Clock – ANALOGUE, NIGHTLIGHT
BONUS: Sungwoo Mini Foldable Travel Alarm Clock LCD Digital Screen Alarm Clock – DIGITAL, TEMPERATURE, DATE, WEEK
1. MARATHON Analog Desk Alarm Clock With Auto-Night Light – AUTO NIGHT LIGHT, ANALOGUE
- Silent Sweep Movement: This clock was engineered with a silent, continuous-sweep second hand quartz movement. It does not emit a ticking sound.
- Auto Night Light: An ambient light sensor triggers a soft glow to illuminate the dial when placed in low light.
- Alarm with Snooze function: Easy to set alarm function with conveniently placed ON/OFF and SNOOZE buttons.
- Dimensions: This clock is 3.5 inches wide by 3.75 inches tall and 1.5 inches thick.
2. JCC Loud Melody Alarm Square Non-Ticking Silent Quartz Analog Travel Bedside Alarm Clock – NIGHTLIGHT
If you are a fan of the minimalist style, and love clean lines and clutter free looks, the JCC Square Alarm Clock is one for you. Stick indices and metallic dial with white exterior body with Silver band completes the look. Other colours
- Loud Melody Alarm: loud polyphonic melodies; greeted with an electronic “Good Morning” when the alarm is switched off.
- Snooze Function with a short 4 minutes nap gives an extra break.
- Silent Quartz Movement: quiet sweep second hand, non-ticking to ensure a good sleep and best working environment.
- Compact: 3.6 x 3.6 x 1.5 inch ideal as a travel alarm clocks.
- Beautiful Blue Backlight that lights up on demand at a push of a button and last for 5 seconds. Light also flashes with alarm.
- with Snooze and Night Light Function, Battery Operated, Simple to Use (White-Silver)
- Also available in various colour combinations mainly black exterior case with colour co-ordinated bands.
ALSO: Peakeep Quartz Movement Silent Sweep Analog Alarm Clock – Similar to the above except with a combination of numbers (12, 3, 6, 9) and stick indices.
3. Travelwey® Analog Travel Alarm Clock – NIGHTLIGHT
Here is a no frills, straight forward, silent travel alarm clock. Also the cheapest in our list, the Travelwey alarm clock is a straight forward analogue clock with clearly marked indices and numbers.
- Silent: The Travelwey Alarm Clock comprises a sweep second hand that is completely silent, ideal for those who need complete silence to fall asleep.
- Ascending alarm and snooze – The alarm begins with a soft tone which gradually increases in volume over the course of a 30 seconds, and then continues until turned off. The snooze allows the alarm to ring every 5 minutes until switched off. You will never sleep through the Travelwey Alarm Clock!
- Luminous Hands Plus Night Light On Demand – If the clock is exposed to strong sunlight during the day the luminous hands and digits will glow in darkness for up to 4 hours. For longer periods, just a quick tap on the clocks top button and the full clock face will illuminate.
- Hard plastic case: don’t worry if this clock is dropped. The hard, plastic casing makes this clock very durable. Ideal when travelling.
- Size: 80mm x 80mm x 44mm
4. JCC 3″ Retro Twin Bell Silent Non Ticking Sweep Second Hand Bedside Desk Analog Quartz Alarm Clock – NIGHTLIGHT
If you have an old school taste and loves everything retro, the JCC Retro Twin Bell Desk Alarm Clock fits the bill perfectly. Available in four different colours, our favourite is the retro black, pick from screaming pink, turquoise or yellow. We admit that it is a little big but the loud bell based alarm will wake even the heaviest sleeper.
- Vintage twin bell alarm clock, retro style that takes its inspiration from the 80’s
- Shell material: high quality cold rolled steel. Electroplating guarantees colors keep shinning and bright.
- Button for backlight: Nightlight (built-in lamp) is perfect at night. Simply press the button when staying in bed.
- Bell alarm: super loud alarm sound for heavy sleepers.
- Easy to use, easy to read dial, perfect for kids or seniors.
- High Quality smooth sweeping quartz movement: Quiet sweep second hand, Silent, no ticking to ensure a good sleep and best working environment.
5. ECVISION Creative Small Round Aluminium Silent table Snooze beech Alarm Clock (Silver or Black) – NIGHTLIGHT
- Creative metal alarm clock for office & bedroom or for travels
- Smooth and silent, no ticking movement to ensure a good sleep and best working environment.
- The clock has a nightlight function.
- The Outer shell, Button and Clock hand are made of Aluminium material for durability.
- The clock dial is made of PVC Material.
BONUS: Sungwoo Mini Foldable Travel Alarm Clock LCD Digital Screen Alarm Clock (Black+Silver or White+Silver) – MULTIFUNCTION
- Portable Folding Alarm clock- ultra thin when folded ideal for travel, business trip, camping etc.
- A compact alarm clock that also shows calendar and indoor hygrometer, can also be used at home home; in the bedroom, babyroom, living room, kitchen etc.
- Multi Function: Temperature display + Date and Week display + Repeating Snooze. A silent clock that will not disturb your sleep at all.
- Easy to use – Function keys at the back side, these are clearly marked and easy to use.
- Big LCD Screen – Big digits for better visibility. Alarm snooze repeats every 5 minutes, includes a leather protective case.