Augusta to Palermo trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Augusta and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Augusta to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:04, while the last ride is at 09:04. A Augusta to Palermo train cost about 17.6 €. But how long is the train ride from Augusta to Palermo? Your journey takes about 7 hours on average.