Rapallo 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 Rapallo and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Rapallo to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 15:37, while the last ride is at 20:36. A Rapallo to Palermo train cost about 116.1 €. But how long is the train ride from Rapallo to Palermo? Your journey takes about 19 hours on average.