Gaeta 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 Notarbartolo every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Gaeta to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 22:44, while the last ride is at 23:40. A Gaeta to Palermo train cost about 90.6 €. But how long is the train ride from Gaeta to Palermo? Your journey takes about 12 hours on average.