Palermo to Trapani 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 Trapani every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Palermo to Trapani train schedule: the first train leaves at 06:52, while the last ride is at 19:24. A Palermo to Trapani train cost about 7.65 €. But how long is the train ride from Palermo to Trapani? Your journey takes about 3 hours on average. Trenitalia offers 3 direct trains between these two cities.