Palermo to Acireale 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 Palermo Notarbartolo and arrive at Acireale every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Palermo to Acireale train schedule: the first train leaves at 07:14, while the last ride is at 15:44. A Palermo to Acireale train cost about 13.2 €. But how long is the train ride from Palermo to Acireale? Your journey takes about 6 hours on average.