Gioia Tauro 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 Gioia Tauro and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Gioia Tauro to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 08:44, while the last ride is at 14:44. A Gioia Tauro to Palermo train cost about 13.9 €. But how long is the train ride from Gioia Tauro to Palermo? Your journey takes about 6 hours on average.