Cattolica 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 Cattolica-S. Giovanni-Gabicce and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Cattolica to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 12:55, while the last ride is at 21:37. A Cattolica to Palermo train cost about 98.0 €. But how long is the train ride from Cattolica to Palermo? Your journey takes about 20 hours on average.