Merano to Gioia Tauro 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 Merano-Maia Bassa Meran-Untermais and arrive at Gioia Tauro every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Merano to Gioia Tauro train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:20, while the last ride is at 19:50. A Merano to Gioia Tauro train cost about 113.9 €. But how long is the train ride from Merano to Gioia Tauro? Your journey takes about 15 hours on average.