Catania to Gioia Tauro 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 Catania Acquicella and arrive at Gioia Tauro every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Catania to Gioia Tauro train schedule: the first train leaves at 07:18, while the last ride is at 12:50. A Catania to Gioia Tauro train cost about 9.1 €. But how long is the train ride from Catania to Gioia Tauro? Your journey takes about 5 hours on average.