Potenza 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 Potenza Centrale and arrive at Palermo Centrale every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Potenza to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 11:47, while the last ride is at 18:58. A Potenza to Palermo train cost about 36.90 €. But how long is the train ride from Potenza to Palermo? Your journey takes about 13 hours on average. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Potenza to Palermo and find low cost tickets starting from 65 €! When booking your train ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost trains from Potenza to Palermo with fares starting from 20.90€, saving up to 27%.