Salerno 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 Salerno and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 6 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Salerno to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 22:26, while the last ride is at 22:26. A Salerno to Palermo train cost about 91.3 €. But how long is the train ride from Salerno to Palermo? Your journey takes about 12 hours on average.