Palermo to San Cataldo 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 S. Cataldo every about 6 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Palermo to San Cataldo train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:10, while the last ride is at 15:14. A Palermo to San Cataldo train cost about 8.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Palermo to San Cataldo? Your journey takes about 3 hours on average.