Palermo 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 Palermo Notarbartolo and arrive at Gioia Tauro every about 6 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Palermo to Gioia Tauro train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:10, while the last ride is at 12:14. A Palermo to Gioia Tauro train cost about 31.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Palermo to Gioia Tauro? Your journey takes about 7 hours on average.