Rieti 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 Rieti and arrive at Palermo Centrale every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Rieti to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 08:35, while the last ride is at 18:20. A Rieti to Palermo train cost about 58.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Rieti to Palermo? Your journey takes about 15 hours on average.