Ferrara 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 Ferrara and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Ferrara to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 19:39, while the last ride is at 19:39. A Ferrara to Palermo train cost about 144.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Ferrara to Palermo? Your journey takes about 22 hours on average.