Northern lights on budget also becomes a bit difficult because if you want to get the best chance of seeing a perfect aurora, then you have to make your trip longer. And a longer trip definitely leads to more cost. In this respect, Abisko in Sweden can actually be the best place to see the Northern lights on a budget. Thanks to its climate, the Abisko Northern lights are most reliable in the world with an 80% success rate of seeing the Northern lights if you stay there for three to four nights. It is better than many of the other Nordic countries from where the phenomena can be seen.