Sava 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 Francavilla Fontana and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Sava to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 21:10, while the last ride is at 21:10. A Sava to Palermo train cost about 58.3 €. But how long is the train ride from Sava to Palermo? Your journey takes about 22 hours on average.