San Salvo 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 Villa S. Giovanni, Reggio di Calabria Centrale, Vasto-S. Salvo and arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo every 60 minutes on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the San Salvo to Palermo train schedule: the first train leaves at 05:10, while the last ride is at 20:05. A San Salvo to Palermo train cost about 12.9 €. But how long is the train ride from San Salvo to Palermo? Your journey takes about 9 hours on average.