Grottaglie 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 Grottaglie and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Grottaglie to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 21:30, while the last ride is at 21:30. A Grottaglie to Palermo train cost about 57.3 €. But how long is the train ride from Grottaglie to Palermo? Your journey takes about 22 hours on average.