Imperia 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 Imperia and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Imperia to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 08:27, while the last ride is at 20:35. A Imperia to Palermo train cost about 121.7 €. But how long is the train ride from Imperia to Palermo? Your journey takes about 16 hours on average.