Formia 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 Formia-Gaeta and arrive at Palermo Centrale every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Formia to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 22:44, while the last ride is at 23:40. A Formia to Palermo train cost about 49.0 €. But how long is the train ride from Formia to Palermo? Your journey takes about 11 hours on average. Trenitalia offers 2 direct trains between these two cities. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Formia to Palermo and find low cost tickets starting from 39 €!