Catanzaro 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 Catanzaro and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Catanzaro to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 06:38, while the last ride is at 06:38. A Catanzaro to Palermo train cost about 21.1 €. But how long is the train ride from Catanzaro to Palermo? Your journey takes about 9 hours on average.